Tag Archives: PAS 800 – Use of Dementia Care Mapping

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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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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