A SPECAL way of maintaining well-being in dementia

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Margaret Godel explains how the SPECAL approach uses detailed information about a person’s way of life before dementia to develop a mosaic of strategies and interventions to maintain their self-esteem and well-being in the present, all through every day.
Author/s: Margaret Godel
Vol: 8, Issue: 5, pp20-23

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