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Paul Smith

19th May 2014

Dementia Care: Principles of Design for Dementia

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The Dementia Development Centre at Stirling University has suggested 10 basic principles of design to aid persons with dementia cope...

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09th May 2014

Dementia Care: Designing to Care – The Built Environment

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In this blog I return to my structured series on the building blocks for excellence in dementia care. We began...

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02nd May 2014

In Defence of Dementia Care in Care Homes

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Care homes took another shocking blow this week with the expose of a small number of individuals, acting independently, in...

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25th April 2014

Dementia Care: The Vital Importance of the Built Environment

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Most buildings are designed to meet a rather specific requirement of use. Care homes and hospitals are designed to fulfil...

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16th April 2014

Dementia Care: Life History

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A programme of care for an individual living with dementia would have life history as need number one – this...

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10th April 2014

The Question No One Wants to Ask

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The most asked question from families of those living with an advanced dementia (and often the one they really want...

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04th April 2014

Dementia Care: Therapeutic Interventions 2

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Therapeutic interventions Interventions aimed at creating a consistent sense of identity You can help create a consistent sense of identity within the...

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28th March 2014

Dementia Care: Therapeutic Interventions

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Interventions aimed at helping to establish emotional security You can help establish emotional security within the person living with a dementia...

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21st March 2014

Dementia Care: Life Story Work

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Building blocks of a programme approach to therapeutic care design Working with the person not the disease is the holy grail...

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14th March 2014

Dementia Care: Life History & Life Story

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The first building block for good care for those living with a dementia is to know their story, preserve it...

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