whp volume 18, issue 1, P47-60 2019 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2019.26059 View full text
Shannon Spenceley, Sienna Caspar, Em Pijl

Abstract: In 2012, the World Health Organization estimated that the number of people living with dementia worldwide was approximately 35.6 million; they projected a doubling of this number by 2030, and tripling by 2050. Although the majority of people living with a dementia live in the community, residential facility care by nursing providers is a common part of the dementia journey in most countries. Previously published research confirms that caring for people living with dementia in such facilities often creates mora…

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