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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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Wolverhampton Dementia Care Mapping Project (University of Bradford / Bradford Dementia Group)

Summary Bradford Dementia Group has been working with Wolverhampton City Council to conduct Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) evaluations across five care homes in the Wolverhampton region. Read more: Wolverhampton Dementia Care Mapping Project. University of Bradford. [A brief reference to this item … Continue reading

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Supporting Dementia Workers: a Manager’s Guide to Learning and Development for Social Care Workers Supporting People with Dementia (Skills for Care)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary This guide is designed to assist managers in developing their workforce to enable them to provide high quality of care … 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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