Description of retained abilities in older persons with dementia.

  title={Description of retained abilities in older persons with dementia.},
  author={Donna L Wells and Professor Keith G. Dawson},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  volume={23 2},
There have been suggestions in the literature that the care of people with dementia must be focused on abilities as opposed to disabilities. However, this approach has not been carefully defined in terms of what constitutes remaining abilities. This article provides a description of the abilities in people with dementia, which is based on a descriptive analysis of data derived from a larger study regarding the psychometric evaluation of an abilities assessment instrument. The sample comprised… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
7 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…