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Evidence to Improve Care

Behavioural Symptoms of Dementia

Care for Patients in Hospitals and Residents in Long-Term Care Homes

Quality standards are a go-to resource for quality care. They are concise sets of easy-to-understand statements based on the best evidence.

This quality standard addresses care of behavioural symptoms for people living with dementia. It focuses on care for people who are in an emergency department, admitted to a hospital, or in a long-term care home.

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