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.
Nursing Standard. 18, 6,42-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.10.18.6.42.c3477
Published in print: 22 October 2003Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review