Dementia, dignity and quality of life: nursing practice and its dilemmas

Jill Manthorpe, Steve Iliffe, Kritika Samsi, Laura Cole, Claire Goodman, Vari Drennan, James Warner

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Abstract

The need for healthcare practitioners to respect the dignity of older people is widely recognised in England, where it has been given attention by politicians, professionals and health service regulators. This article aims to provide examples of how such ambitions may be used in practice development.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-44
Number of pages10
JournalInternational journal of older people nursing
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2010

Keywords

  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Quality of Life
  • Affective Symptoms
  • Nursing Staff
  • Personhood
  • Sexuality
  • Terminal Care
  • Deception
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Dementia
  • Hygiene
  • Geriatric Nursing
  • Female
  • Male

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