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Capturing progress in creative arts and dementia
(The Journal of Dementia Care, 2013-02)
Karan Jutlla, Maria Parsons, Richard Coaten, Larry Gardiner and Dawn Brooker report on an event that explored some of the challenges of developing the creative arts in dementia care - and celebrated clever partnership working.
Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity in Dementia Care. A Review of the Research
In this review Dr Karan Jutlla identifies research which could offer insights into the challenges and experiences of people living with dementia and their family carers from BME communities, and highlights evidence to ...
The personalisation of dementia services and existential realities: understanding Sikh carers caring for an older person with dementia in Wolverhampton
(Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 2009-12)
While personalisation and service choice remains a central plank of the Labour Government’s policies in health and social care, there is a growing evidence base confirming that ethnic minority groups, are disadvantaged as ...
Dementia and Caregiving in South Asian Communities in the UK
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015)
This chapter explores experiences of caring for a family member with dementia for those from South Asian communities living in the United Kingdom (UK). The barriers and challenges faced by South Asian carers of a family ...
The care of older people with dementia and other mental disorders when they are admitted to General Hospitals: learning from a network of Mental Health Liaison teams
(The Journal of the Institute of Ageing and Health (West Midlands)., 2012)
Dementia carer perspectives: the construction of explanations and the conditional/consequential matrix
This article focuses upon the consideration and utilization of the Conditional/Consequential Matrix (CCM) within a critical realist and grounded theory approach in order to make sense of the experiences of Asian carers ...
The impact of migration experiences and migration identities on the experiences of services and caring for a family member with dementia for Sikhs living in Wolverhampton, UK.
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-07-18)
This article is based upon qualitative research carried out with members of the Sikh community caring for a person with dementia. Previous research with South Asian carers of people with dementia has reported problems with ...
An Interactional Profile to Assist the Differential Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative and Functional Memory Disorders
Objective: Specialist services for dementia are seeing an increasing number of patients. We investigated whether interactional and linguistic features in the communication behaviour of patients with memory problems could ...
Conversational assessment in memory clinic encounters: interactional profiling for the differential diagnosis of dementia and functional memory disorder
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-03-24)
OBJECTIVES: In the UK dementia is under-diagnosed, there is limited access to specialist memory clinics, and many of the patients referred to such clinics are ultimately found to have functional (non-progressive) memory ...
‘And so I took up residence’:The experiences of family members of people with dementia during admissionto an acute hospital unit
It is estimated that a quarter of acute hospital beds are in use by older people with dementia at any one time. Little empirical research has been carried out that has specifically examined the day-to-day input of family ...