Tag Archives: Health Care Assistants in Dementia Care

Approaches to Supporting Dementia-Friendly Healthcare in Hospital Settings (BMJ Open)

Summary A review implies that staff dementia awareness training, by itself alone, may not improve dementia care and / or the outcomes for patients with dementia in hospital. It appears that additional strategies such as support for staff in implementing … Continue reading

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Re-Evaluating the Role of Health Care Assistants in Dementia Care (NHS Confedration Webinar)

Summary Delegates at this Webinar (held on May 13th 2011) heard Professor Justine Schneider, from the University of Nottingham, explain the findings of her most recent study on the role and experience of Health Care Assistants (HCAs) in dementia wards. A key component of the … Continue reading

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