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Author Cowdell, Fiona, author

Title "That's how we do it ... we treat them all the same" : an exploration of the experiences of patients, lay carers, and health and social care staff of the care received by older people with dementia in acute hospital settings / by Fiona Cowdell
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (293 pages) : illustrations
Contents Table of contents; acknowledgements; introduction; chapter one -- literature review; chapter two -- methodology; chapter three -- the commentary; chapter four -- practice development; chapter five -- integrative review; bibliography; index
Summary The prevalence of dementia is increasing rapidly as the population ages and there is a steady rise in people with dementia being admitted to acute hospitals. Media coverage of the care received by people with dementia in acute hospitals is almost wholly negative. The purpose of this book is to provide a detailed description of what the experience, both positive and negative, is really like from the perspectives of patients, lay carers, and health and social care staff, and to propose a model .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dementia -- Patients -- Hospital care -- Evaluation.
Older people -- Hospital care -- Evaluation.
Alzheimer Disease -- nursing.
Aged.
Nursing Service, Hospital.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443866636 (electronic bk.)
9781443866637 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Exploration of the experiences of patients, lay carers, and health and social care staff of the care received by older people with dementia in acute hospital settings