Case Studies: a Web-based Learning Resource (SCIE Dementia Gateway)

Summary

The SCIE Dementia Gateway presents a collection of case studies based on real life stories. This web-based teaching resource is intended to help carers learn how to gather information and evidence about an individual with dementia in order to achieve better person-centered practice. The learning gained from studying one case study should be generalisable to a wide range of other situations.

Scenarios (and solutions) offered for consideration include: 

  1. Eating well.
    1. The finger food solution: supporting independence at mealtimes.
  2. Difficult situations.
    1. Active listening in action.
    2. Creative brainstorming solutions to toilet problems.
    3. Reality check? When a person with dementia talks about something that doesn’t exist.
  3. Keeping active and occupied.
    1. What can we do now? Activity in the later stages of dementia.
  4. The environment.
    1. Using technology to support a person with dementia at night.
    2. Margaret was having difficulty finding her way around a care home…

Read more: SCIE Dementia Web Resource: Case Studies.

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About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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