Tag Archives: Snapshot of the Person with Dementia

All About Me Board: Knowing the Patient (Journal of Gerontological Nursing / BBC News / NHS England)

Summary This short article briefly discusses the importance of knowing the patient with dementia as an individual, with unique requirements, preferences, likes, dislikes and interests. Full Text Link Reference Fick, DM. DiMeglio, B. McDowell, JA. (2013). Do you know your … Continue reading

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“This is Me” Tool (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The “This is Me” information tool supplies staff with summary information about the person with dementia as an individual, with unique needs, preferences, likes, dislikes and interests. The “This is Me” leaflet has been updated to give it wider relevance for people with dementia receiving … Continue reading

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This is Me: Snapshot of the Person with Dementia (Department of Health’s Information Strategy)

Summary The “This is Me” information tool provides a snapshot of the person with dementia, supplying staff with information about them as an individual, their needs, preferences, likes, dislikes and interests. It is designed to enable staff to treat each person as … Continue reading

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