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Dementia and Caregiving in South Asian Communities in the UK
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015)
This chapter explores experiences of caring for a family member with dementia for those from South Asian communities living in the United Kingdom (UK). The barriers and challenges faced by South Asian carers of a family ...
Suicide risk in informal carers of people living with dementia
With an ageing population comes an increasing risk of illnesses such as dementia and a growing need for care. There are 670,000 informal, unpaid carers in the UK, reducing costs for health and social care services but ...
Services for people with a learning disability and mental health disorder
(Routledge / Taylor and Francis, 2017)
Dementia carer perspectives: the construction of explanations and the conditional/consequential matrix
This article focuses upon the consideration and utilization of the Conditional/Consequential Matrix (CCM) within a critical realist and grounded theory approach in order to make sense of the experiences of Asian carers ...
The impact of migration experiences and migration identities on the experiences of services and caring for a family member with dementia for Sikhs living in Wolverhampton, UK.
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-07-18)
This article is based upon qualitative research carried out with members of the Sikh community caring for a person with dementia. Previous research with South Asian carers of people with dementia has reported problems with ...
‘And so I took up residence’:The experiences of family members of people with dementia during admissionto an acute hospital unit
It is estimated that a quarter of acute hospital beds are in use by older people with dementia at any one time. Little empirical research has been carried out that has specifically examined the day-to-day input of family ...
An exploration of the experience of using the TENA Pants product compared to usual continence products as perceived by carers of people with dementia in care homes
(ESSITY UK Ltd, 2018)
Abstract: Incontinence is a common symptom experienced by many older people with dementia, with an increased prevalence noted in care home settings when compared to community dwellings. Incontinence may often be a reason ...
A history of problematizations for dementia education: A Foucauldian approach to understanding the framing of dementia
(Wolters Kluwer Health Inc, 2019-03-22)
Debates relevant to both undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education regarding the conceptualisation and disciplinary ownership of dementia, include its framing as a neuro-psychiatric condition, terminal illness or a ...
Investigation into attitudes towards older people with dementia in acute hospital using the Approaches to Dementia Questionnaire
Background: Health care professionals have poor recognition of cognitive impairment among older patients and often have difficulties in providing care for people with dementia in acute hospitals. There are also reported ...
How do we enhance undergraduate healthcare education in dementia? A review of the role of innovative approaches and development of the Time for Dementia programme.
Traditional healthcare education, delivered through a series of time-limited clinical placements, often fails to deliver an understanding of the experiences of those with long-term conditions, a growing issue for healthcare ...