Communication And Respect for people with Dementia

This paper discusses an educational programme designed for multiple disciplines to improve healthcare students’ preparedness to work with people with dementia. It consisted of class-based sessions followed by a volunteer experience interacting with persons with dementia in care homes. This paper discusses the value and impact of this innovative experience.

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Wood, J.H. Communication And Respect for people with Dementia: Student learning – A novel practical experience of undergraduate students interacting with people with dementia in care homes (innovative practice)  Dementia. Published online before print February 23, 2016. 

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