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Respect for the person with dementia: fostering greater user involvement in service planning.

Bryan, K and Lorentzon, M (2007) Respect for the person with dementia: fostering greater user involvement in service planning. Quality in Ageing - Policy, practice and research, 8 (1). pp. 23-29.

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Respect for people with dementia and their involvement in service planning is explored, based on selected research publications and policy papers, mainly from the Department of Health and the Alzheimer's Society. This article supports the inclusion of people with dementia care in service planning as part of person-centred care. Necessary adjustments to research methods and ethics committee procedures for gaining informed consent are discussed, as is the importance of ethical policy formation and implementation, in order to achieve person-centred care. This will ensure a high degree of active involvement by people with dementia, enhancing self-respect and responding to the needs of this often marginalised population.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Authors :
Bryan, K
Lorentzon, M
Date : 1 March 2007
DOI : 10.1108/14717794200700004
Copyright Disclaimer : This article is © Emerald Group Publishing and permission has been granted for this version to appear here. Emerald does not grant permission for this article to be further copied/distributed or hosted elsewhere without the express permission from Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 19 Apr 2012 08:33
Last Modified : 11 Oct 2017 12:50

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