Delivering personal care for people with advanced dementia

Anna Jack-Waugh, Jenny Henderson, Barbara Sharp, Susan Holland, Margaret Brown*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This article considers the complexity of providing personal care for people with advanced dementia, including the need for expert nursing practice to assess and lead washing, dressing, continence care, nutrition and hydration. The contemporary evidence base for effective assessment, care planning, partnership working and evaluation of personal care for people with advanced dementia is presented, supported by sources of further information.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-15
Number of pages15
Volume32
No.5
Specialist publicationNursing Older People
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2020

Keywords

  • dementia
  • personal care

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