Facilitating independence: The benefits of a post-diagnostic support project for people with dementia.

@article{Kelly2016FacilitatingIT,
  title={Facilitating independence: The benefits of a post-diagnostic support project for people with dementia.},
  author={Fiona Kelly and Anthea Innes},
  journal={Dementia},
  year={2016},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={162-80}
}
Providing support in the form of information, advice and access to services or social events is promoted as beneficial for people newly diagnosed with dementia and their families. This paper reports on key findings from an evaluation of a post-diagnostic support pilot project in Scotland addressing local service gaps, namely information provision, emotional and practical support and maintaining community links. Twenty-seven participants (14 people newly diagnosed with dementia and 13 family… CONTINUE READING

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