The University of Cumbria is one of a number of universities who have announced that they have developed a new curriculum to improve dementia education across the country.
The new curriculum is being used to boost the content of higher education programmes for health and social care professionals such as nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and social work.
The university is one of 53 universities in the Higher Education for Dementia Network.
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