Tag Archives: People With Dementia Who Lack Capacity

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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Ethics Tool Kit (BMA)

Summary The British Medical Association (BMA) has produced a tool kit of information summary “cards” which introduce the core issues concerning common ethical problems and provide practical approaches to those problems / issues. “The tool kit is structured around a number … 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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