Study shows person-centred care can be taught quickly

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Person-centred dementia care can be taught quickly and should be introduced as standard practice in residential care homes, according to an article published in the April edition of The Lancet Neurology.

The Caring for Aged Dementia Care Resident Study (CADRES) showed that both person-centred care and dementia-care mapping reduces agitation in people with dementia in residential care. Dementia care mapping is a widely practiced technique to improve the way dementia care is provided in care homes. The research, from the University of Technology Sydney, Austr

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