Emergency departments must be dementia friendly
Courtney Shaw PhD student, Doctoral training centre at the University of Bradford
Adapting the physical environment and introducing more skills-based training could improve patient outcomes
As a researcher and relative of someone living with dementia, I have seen first-hand how poor care in emergency departments (EDs) can threaten the dignity, well-being and safety of patients with dementia.
Emergency Nurse. 25, 7, 14-14. doi: 10.7748/en.25.7.14.s13