The pharmacist’s role in supporting people living with dementia in the community
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More than 342,000 people with dementia are living in Australia – around 70% of whom live in the community.After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:• Identify of the role of the pharmacist in helping people following a diagnosis of dementia• Understand how to support customers living with dementia• Understand issues associated with medication use in dementia• Recognise the benefits of medication reviews for people living with dementia.
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