Tag Archives: Autonomous Decision Making

A Model for Enhancing Independence and Self-Management for People Living With Dementia (JGCR)

Summary An article from Japan proposes a model for self-management support, entitled “Self-Management of Autonomous Interdependent Life Empowerment (SMILE)”. Five factors for helping to preserve social function include: A focus on individuals’ retained functions and strengths, rather than their deficits. … Continue reading

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Decision-Making in Care and Support of Older People (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Summary This Joseph Rowntree Foundation report discusses care and support for older people given demographic trends. Factors which influence decision making, risk management and NHS trusts’ strategies are discussed. Older people are considered to be both receivers and givers of … Continue reading

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Recovery, Personalisation and Personal Budgets (Centre for Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This briefing paper, produced by the Centre for Mental Health and the NHS Confederation Mental Health … Continue reading

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Multi-Case Study: How Persons with Dementia Participate in Decision Making Relating to Health and Daily Care (BMC Health Services Research)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary People with dementia have the right to participate in decisions about their health and social care. This Norwegian qualitative multi-case … Continue reading

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