Care workers, the unacknowledged persons in person-centred care: A secondary qualitative analysis of UK care home staff interviews

@inproceedings{Kadri2018CareWT,
  title={Care workers, the unacknowledged persons in person-centred care: A secondary qualitative analysis of UK care home staff interviews},
  author={Adam Kadri and Penny Rapaport and Gill Livingston and Claudia Cooper and Sarah E Robertson and Paul Higgs},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2018}
}
Personhood discourses in dementia care have gained prominence and current care home standards mandate that care should be "person-centred". However, it is unclear how the personhood of staff is construed within the care relationship. This paper aims to explore how the personhood of paid carers of people with dementia can be understood by focussing on the views and experiences of care home staff. We undertook a secondary qualitative analysis of interviews with 25 paid care staff in England… CONTINUE READING
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