volume 28, issue 3, P532-539 1998
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2648.1998.00714.x
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Eamon Shanley, Joan McDowell, Trudy Wynne

Abstract: The provision by nurses of appropriate levels of care for people with dementia is considered to be adversely affected by the inadequate provision of post basic education. This paper reports on a study that seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief educational programme for charge nurses caring for people with dementia. In addition it focuses on behavioural change resulting from the course, for example, the degree of involvement of relatives in the care of their family member. The course is seen as a model…

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