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The need for an interdisciplinary core curriculum for professionals working with dementia

SUMMARY In this chapter, a plea is made for the establishment of a multidisciplinary 'core curriculum' for professionals working with persons with dementia. The need for such a programme arises not only out of the multiplicity of professionals coming into contact with persons with dementia and their families, but also from the often vague delineations between professional roles.