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Evaluating care delivery: The application of dementia care mapping in learning disability residential services
Explored how good practice in relation to quality of care initiatives in dementia care transpose into learning disability settings. Dementia care mapping (DCM), an evaluation method that measures quality of care from the ...
Down's syndrome and dementia
Down's syndrome is the most common genetic disorder seen in clinical practice: about 94% occurs because of non-disjunction of chromosome 21 and 3-5% because of translocation. Individuals increasingly survive to middle and ...
'Is the cooker turned off?' Caring for an older person with falling memory
Reviews the book, ''Is The Cooker Turned Off?' Caring For An Older Person With Failing Memory," by Josephine and Michael Woolf. The book covers every aspect of caring for someone with dementia, from understanding memory ...
To tell or not to tell: On disclosing the diagnosis of dementia
Research suggests there has been a cultural change in the disclosure of diagnosis with most evidence held in cancer literature. This article reviews how disclosure of diagnosis relates to the field of dementia. Practitioners' ...
What should we tell people about dementia?
This article reviews what we should tell patients and carers about dementia. The attitudes and views of patients, carers and peer groups are examined, as is the practice of doctors and other professionals working in dementia ...
Driving ability in people with dementia
Background: Previous research has suggested that patients with dementia are impaired at driving relative to normal individuals (betaieliauskas, 2005). As well as identifying a cognitive test battery for predicting safety ...
Sexuality and dementia
Determinants of satisfaction with care and emotional distress among informal carers of demented and non-demented elderly patients
Little research has been carried out into determinants of both carer satisfaction in the caregiving role and how these compare with determinants of emotional distress among carers. Principal informal caregivers to 91 ...
On mental health