Tag Archives: Person-Centred Dementia Care

Updated Dementia Training Standards Framework (HEE / Skills for Health / Skills for Care)

Summary Health Education England, Skills for Health and Skills for Care have produced an update to the “Dementia Core Skills Education and Training Framework” regarding personalised care and support for people living with dementia. The re-titled version includes sections covering … Continue reading

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Person-Centred Approaches in Healthcare: a Framework (HEE / Skills for Health / Skills for Care)

Summary Health Education England, Skills for Health and Skills for Care have produced a framework which is designed to help staff (at every level) communicate effectively, both verbally and non-verbally, in order to better tailor the care and advice they … Continue reading

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Education and Training Framework Maps Dementia Core Skills (Skills for Health / HEE / Skills for Care)

Summary Last month, Skills for Health, Health Education England and Skills for Care issued a comprehensive resource to support the education, training and workforce development needs of persons who work with people living with dementia and their carers. This “Dementia … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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Good Support for People with Complex Needs (Social Policy Research Unit)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary This Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) document summarises findings from a study into the evidence on good practice in social care … Continue reading

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Steps to Reduce Antipsychotic Use for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia in the USA (CMS / JAMA)

Summary Inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotics for nursing home patients is a recognised problem in the United States. The US Food and Drug Administration, back in 2005, issued a public health advisory warning alerting that treatment of behavioural disorders in elderly … Continue reading

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Guiding Framework for Education and Awareness in Person Centred Dementia Care. National Dementia Education Project (Republic of Ireland’s Health Service Executive)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary In Ireland there are over 41,000 people living with dementia currently, and this number is expected to increase to over … Continue reading

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