How do persons with dementia participate in decision making related to health and daily care? A multi-case study

@inproceedings{Smebye2012HowDP,
  title={How do persons with dementia participate in decision making related to health and daily care? A multi-case study},
  author={Kari Lislerud Smebye and Marit Kirkevold and Knut Engedal},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Many countries have passed laws giving patients the right to participate in decisions about health care. People with dementia cannot be assumed to be incapable of making decisions on their diagnosis alone as they may have retained cognitive abilities.The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of how persons with dementia participated in making decisions about health care and how their family carers and professional caregivers influenced decision making. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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