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Dementia Care Mapping: Not Necessarily a Magic Bullet (Clinical Interventions in Aging)

Summary A systematic review looking at the effectiveness of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) as a tool for use in dementia care settings discovered mixed results. Barriers and facilitators in the implementation of DCM in practice are discussed. DCM is appears … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Mapping in Nursing Homes: Economic Analysis (PloS One)

Summary Dementia-care mapping (DCM) is an intervention for reducing neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with dementia in nursing homes. This article discusses a randomised controlled trial into the effectiveness of DCM and an investigation of the costs of DCM. DCM appears … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Mapping: a New BSI Standard for Person-Centred Care

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract Proper care for dementia sufferers should be offered by all healthcare providers including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards Institute (BSI) has developed a new … Continue reading

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PAS 800: Use of Dementia Care Mapping for Improved Person-Centred Care in a Care Provider Organization

Summary Proper care for dementia sufferers should be offered by all healthcare providers including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards Institute (BSI) has developed a new set of standards and guidelines to help promote this end. This Publicly Available … Continue reading

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BSI Guidance: Key to Improving Dementia Care (British Standards Institute)

Summary The number of people living with dementia is expected to rise dramatically in the next twenty years, so it is essential that proper care is offered by healthcare providers, including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards … Continue reading

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Evaluation of the System of Care Known as “Dementia Care Mapping” Within the General Hospital Setting

Research Conducted at the Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation The prime focus at the Bradford Institute for Health Research is on clinically relevant health services research directly addressing the national priorities of elderly care and stroke. One such … Continue reading

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