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60 seconds with regional Admiral Nurse Zena Aldridge

Follow your heart, not the crowd, and if you are passionate about something pursue it, says regional Admiral Nurse Zena Aldridge. 
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Follow your heart, not the crowd, and if you are passionate about something pursue it, says regional Admiral Nurse Zena Aldridge

Zena Aldridge qualified as a mental health nurse in 2003 at the University of East Anglia. After working as a community mental health nurse for working-age adults and as a sister on a medicine for the elderly ward, she took up roles in out-of-hours dementia care and in acute admissions and continuing care for people with dementia. In 2013, she was appointed as the first Admiral Lead Nurse for Norfolk, and is now Admiral Nurse for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, working for Dementia UK.

What are your main work responsibilities?

Improving dementia practice and service development, alongside clinical work with families affected

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