Practice Guidance

Dementia: assessment, care planning and review

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Learning points How to build the holistic model of dementia into assessments and reviews to ensure a strengths-based approach. Using dementia-friendly communication, both verbal and non-verbal. The particular challenges facing carers of adults with dementia and how to support them. Contents Introduction Holistic model Initial contact Assessment Assessing carers Care planning Reviews Challenging behaviour Conclusion References […]

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