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Investigation into attitudes towards older people with dementia in acute hospital using the Approaches to Dementia Questionnaire
Background: Health care professionals have poor recognition of cognitive impairment among older patients and often have difficulties in providing care for people with dementia in acute hospitals. There are also reported ...
Advance care planning for people with dementia: Ordinary everyday conversations
Advance care planning for people with dementia has become a focus of dementia care policies in developed countries. In New Zealand, the framework for dementia care relies on the person with dementia having a level of ...
‘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 ...