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Monday, July 29, 2013

Skills for Care: Supporting people in the advanced stages of Dementia

Supporting people in the Advanced Stages of Dementia Guidebook created by Skills for Care UK is intended to help care workers assist people with advanced dementia.  The guidebook includes good practice examples and focuses on developing the skills of social care workers.  Topics include Reminiscence and skill development; culture required for person-centred care; promoting dignity in advanced dementia care and working with other health and social care professionals.

For more information please visit: http://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/developing_skills/dementia/supporting_people_with_dementia.aspx

And for more on staff development in dementia care, Skills for Care also wrote Supporting Dementia Workers.  A guidebook with a greater focus on the skills required to take care of persons with dementia.

1 comment:

David Tal said...

This article is very helpful information about Alzheimer's and related dementia, and resources for people with Alzheimer's as well as their caregivers and loved ones.

Dementia specialist