Tag Archives: Person-Centred Dementia Care

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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FITS Training Programme to Reduce Antipsychotic Prescriptions (Department of Health / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary A training programme entitled “Focussed Intervention Training and Support (FITS)” has been launched by the Alzheimer’s Society, with the support and funding of the Department of Health and the HC-One Care Home Group. This programme aims to help in … Continue reading

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Communication With Cognitively Impaired Patients in Hospital (Nursing Older People)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This article, published in the Royal College of Nursing’s “Nursing Older People”, covers the effective communication skills essential for nurses … Continue reading

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Care Fit For VIPS (VIPS Framework of Dementia Care)

Summary The Care Fit for VIPS toolkit is based on the VIPS Framework of Dementia Care. It provides resources which help the development of person-centred care in care homes. The VIPS Framework was developed by the Association of Dementia Studies, led … Continue reading

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Care of Frail Older People With Complex Needs (King’s Fund)

Summary The King’s Fund invited academics, practitioners, policy-makers and representatives from patient and voluntary organisations to the Sir Roger Bannister Health Summit, held at Leeds Castle (Kent) in November 2011, to discuss the care of frail older people with complex … Continue reading

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Continuity of Care for Older Hospital Patients (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary Most patients in hospital are older, and the length of time spent in hospital is related to age. Such patients … Continue reading

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Improving Person-Centred Dementia Care in Hospital (Nursing Times)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary The authors of this article are strongly in favour of nurses adopting a person-centred and individualised approach to care in … Continue reading

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