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Minimising Restrictive Interventions (Department of Health)

Summary Restrictive interventions include a variety of approaches which limit an individual’s movement, liberty and / or freedom to act independently. “Positive and proactive care: reducing the need for restrictive interventions” provides a framework for adult health and social care … 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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The Commission on Assisted Dying (Demos / BBC News)

Summary The Commission on Assisted Dying was set up in September 2010. This report says the legal status of assisted suicide is inadequate and incoherent currently in England and Wales. It asserts that the legal regime – as it stands … Continue reading

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Making Decisions on Behalf of People With Dementia Who Lack Capacity

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 2 September 2010]. Abstract A qualitative study was performed, by means of focus groups and individual interviews, to identify difficult decisions commonly made by family carers on … Continue reading

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