Supporting confident social work practice with people living with dementia

Author:
RESEARCH IN PRACTICE FOR ADULTS
Publisher:
Research in Practice for Adults
Publication year:
2017
Place of publication:
Dartington

An online resource providing practice guidance, tools and resources to help social workers provide positive and helpful support to people living with dementia. The practice guidance is based on key principles of how to work well with people and covers five sections: start with the person, maintain a relationship, involve support networks, uphold people’s rights, and work with ongoing changes. Each section gives evidence and information, including links to useful resources and tools. The three case studies also help practitioners to think through the different situations that people with dementia can face. Both the case studies and practice guidance raw on evidence from people’s lived experiences. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
older people, dementia, social work, social workers, social worker-service user relationships, person-centred care, social networks, rights;
Content type:
practice guidance
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