Tag Archives: Difficult Situations

SCIE Dementia Gateway: Useful Dementia-Related Information Resources (SCIE)

Summary The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has produced, and maintains, an uptodate and impressively broad collection of links to dementia-related websites and information resources. A wide range of topics and themes in dementia care are covered, including: Dementia-Friendly … Continue reading

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Guide for Customer-Facing Staff on Helping People with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary Small actions can make a real difference when serving customers with dementia. This booklet from the Alzheimer’s Society provides guidance for staff employed in customer service roles on how to support people with dementia encountered in their work. This … Continue reading

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Difficult Conversations in Dementia (Dementia, Department of Health)

Summary A “Ten Step Toolkit for Clinicians Involved in End of Life Discussions” has been published, which offers guidance for people dealing with dementia patients and their families. This handbook, written by Clive Lewis OBE DL, is based on the principles from his … Continue reading

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Liverpool Care Pathway: Updates to the NHS Constitution (BBC News)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Liverpool Care Pathway, developed at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital and the city’s Marie Curie Hospice, … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness Campaign Launched (Department of Health / Alzheimer’s Society)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary On September 21st 2012 (World Alzheimer’s Day) a three-month awareness-raising campaign commenced in England, with the intention … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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