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A country-wide support network for people with memory-related diseases and their families

Memory-related diseases often have a profound effect not only on the lives of individual people, but also on the lives of their families and others close to them. In this article, we introduce one national solution developed to help people who encounter such a situation. Regional ‘Muistiluotsi’ (memory pilot) centres provide expert assistance and support to people with memory-related diseases and their families. With its population of 5.5 million people, Finland has an estimated 193,000 people with a memory-related disease. Annually, approximately 14,500 people receive the diagnosis....

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Type of Reference
Jour
Type of Work
Journal article
Publisher
Public Library of Science
ISBN/ISSN
2397-883X
Publication Year
2020
Issue Number
3
Journal Titles
International Journal of Care and Caring
Volume Number
4
Start Page
429
End Page
434