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Workforce Gaps in Dementia Education and Training

September 1, 2017

The Workforce Development Workgroup of the 2017 National Research Summit on Dementia Care was an interprofessional team of health professionals with expertise in dementia workforce development. This report outlines six recommendations developed by the workgroup to improve the capacity and effectiveness of the dementia care workforce, including direct care workers.

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Key Takeaways

There are several glaring gaps in workforce development for dementia care.
Improvement is needed in workforce education, training, recruitment, and retention.
Technology should be better leveraged in providing high-quality dementia care.

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