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A qualitative study: Professionals’ experiences of advance care planning in dementia and palliative care, ‘a good idea in theory but …’
Background: Advance care planning comprises discussions about an individual’s wishes for future care while they have capacity. Aim: To explore professionals’ experiences on the implementation ofExpand
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Defining the outcomes of community care: the perspectives of older people with dementia and their carers
There is growing recognition of the need for outcome measures which reflect the aims of services for people with dementia. The development and application of existing outcome measures has oftenExpand
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Types of centredness in health care: themes and concepts
Background For a variety of sociological reasons, different types of centredness have become important in health and social care. In trying to characterize one type of centredness, we were led toExpand
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Planning for tomorrow whilst living for today: the views of people with dementia and their families on advance care planning.
BACKGROUND Advance care planning (ACP) is increasingly prominent in many countries; however, the evidence base for its acceptability and effectiveness is limited especially in conditions whereExpand
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The impact of organisational culture on the delivery of person-centred care in services providing respite care and short breaks for people with dementia.
Ensuring the development and delivery of person-centred care in services providing respite care and short breaks for people with dementia and their carers has a number of challenges for health andExpand
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Assessing the Outcomes of Equipment and Adaptations: Issues and Approaches
Current government policy emphasises professional accountability, Best Value, evidence-based practice and outcomes for users and carers. In this context, being able to demonstrate the effectivenessExpand
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Improving patient-centered care for people with dementia in medical encounters: an educational intervention for old age psychiatrists.
BACKGROUND Health care professionals are recommended to deliver patient-centered care in dementia; however, guidance and training on how to do this in practice is currently lacking. The aim of thisExpand
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The Uphill Struggle: Services for Deaf and hard of hearing people - issues of equality, participation and access
This article focuses upon the ways in which Deaf and hard of hearing people are excluded from participation in society. In particular, the focus is upon the ordinary expectations that members ofExpand
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Mental and physical frailty in older people: the costs and benefits of informal care
The financial, opportunity and social costs and benefits of providing informal support to frail older people are described within an economic framework. Mentally and}or physically frail older peopleExpand
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