Rehabilitation for older people with dementia
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Rehabilitation for older people with dementia

Jan Dewing Consultant Nurse, Milton Keynes General NHS Trust and Primary Care Trust, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

It should not be assumed that living with dementia means a complete loss of abilities. However, people with dementia are not always allowed to realise their full potential. The author suggests that person-centred rehabilitation with this patient group can enhance their abilities and help them to acquire new ones.

Correspondence jan.dewing@rcn.org.uk

Nursing Standard. 18, 6,42-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.10.18.6.42.c3477

Published in print: 22 October 2003

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