Who knows, who cares? Dementia knowledge among nurses, care workers, and family members of people living with dementia.

@article{Robinson2014WhoKW,
  title={Who knows, who cares? Dementia knowledge among nurses, care workers, and family members of people living with dementia.},
  author={Andrew Y Robinson and Claire E A Eccleston and Michael J Annear and Kate-Ellen J Elliott and Sharon Andrews and Christine Stirling and Michael Ashby and Catherine Donohue and Susan Banks and Christine M Toye and Fran McInerney},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  year={2014},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={158-65}
}
The number of people with dementia is increasing rapidly worldwide. Commensurate with population ageing, the use of nursing homes in Australia (known as residential aged care facilities) for individuals with dementia is growing. As a terminal condition, dementia is best managed by instituting a palliative approach to care. A good knowledge of dementia, including its progression and management, among staff and families of people living with dementia is essential for clear decision making and the… CONTINUE READING

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