Delivering person-centred care for people with dementia in hospital
For many people, being admitted to hospital can be a stressful and worrying time. These feelings can be amplified for people living with dementia by for example, the change in routine, the unfamiliar environment and as a result admission into hospital can become a disorientating and frightening experience. ‘Knowing about a person is a precursor […]Getting to Know Me. Delivering person-centred care for people with dementia in hospital
Getting To Know Me is especially useful to inform care given in hospital but can be applied across a range of care environments including care homes, day services and in the person’s own home. Although initially developed for people living with dementia, it is intended for anyone who can benefit from its use for example people with a learning disability or communication impairment.