Category Archives: Dementia

How to make a Delphi expert consultation fly!

Jenny van der Steen and Ida Korfage, chairs of the EAPC Task Force on Advance Care Planning in Dementia, which is a joint venture of two previous EAPC task forces, explain more. Advance care planning can be seen as a … Continue reading

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Empowering Better End-of-Life Dementia Care (EMBED-Care) Programme

Sophie Crawley is a Research Assistant and Doctoral Research Fellow in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London. Here, she introduces EMBED-Care; the ground-breaking research programme aiming to significantly improve palliative and end-of-life care for people with … Continue reading

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St Giles Hospice works in partnership to support dementia care in care homes

St Giles Hospice, in the West Midlands of England, provides palliative care for people with advanced cancer, motor neurone disease, and other terminal illnesses. With a long tradition of working in partnership with other like-minded organisations to provide supportive care, … Continue reading

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The palliative care challenge of dementia

St Giles Hospice, in the West Midlands of England, provides palliative care for people with advanced cancer, motor neurone disease, and other terminal illnesses. With a long tradition of working in partnership with other like-minded organisations to provide supportive care, … Continue reading

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What is the impact of dementia on the person’s family and who cares for the carers?

Jacinta Kelly, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Palliative Care Team, North West Hospice, Sligo, and Dympna O’Connell, Lecturer, Department of Nursing at St Angela’s College, Sligo, Ireland, explain the background to their longer article published in the March/April issue of the … Continue reading

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