Recognising and supporting self in dementia : a new way to facilitate a person-centred approach to dementia care

@inproceedings{Kelly2009RecognisingAS,
  title={Recognising and supporting self in dementia : a new way to facilitate a person-centred approach to dementia care},
  author={Fiona Kelly},
  year={2009}
}
This paper reports findings from a three-year study which integrated Kitwood’s (1997) person-centred and Sabat’s (2001) selfhood approaches in the design, fieldwork and analysis of a multi-method observational study that explored the social worlds of 14 people with dementia in continuing-care. The types of interactions that participants experienced in everyday ward life and during creative sessions were identified by observing, video-recording and engaging with them and by Dementia Care Mapping… CONTINUE READING