Research

Dementia and social work: lessons from research

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Introduction

Learning points Why assessments of people with dementia are likely to involve people needing intensive support or experiencing increasingly complex situations. How dementia can affect communication and mental capacity, and why an understanding of person-centred approaches and the Mental Capacity Act are vital for social workers. Potential warning signs that a person with dementia is […]

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