Dementia And Social Inclusion: Marginalised Groups And by Anthea Innes, Carole Archibald, Charlie Murphy, Jill

By Anthea Innes, Carole Archibald, Charlie Murphy, Jill Manthorpe, Alison Bowes

Taking an in-depth examine dementia examine and repair improvement, this booklet makes crucial studying for practitioners, researchers and scholars operating within the box of dementia care.

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And Campbell, J. ’ Dementia 2, 2, 245–263. , Kloep, M. and Wood, S. ’ The Sociological Review 51, 1, 129–156. Goldsmith, M. (1996) Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia: Opportunities and Obstacles. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Hill, H. (2001) ‘Why is it so hard to focus on the person? ’ Signpost 5, 3, 16–18. , Anderson, S. and Sawyer, B. (2000) The Quality of Services in Rural Scotland. Scottish Executive Central Research Unit. Edinburgh: The Stationery Office. Innes, A. and Capstick, A.

3 Services used by people with dementia and carers Description No. (reported by PWD) No. g. rails and chair lifts 4 7 Meals on wheels Provision of hot meal delivered to their home 4 2 Personal care Assistance with washing and dressing 2 14 Temporary residential respite Staying at a residential home for a period of between a weekend and a fortnight to provide respite for informal carer 2 16 Other Support from optometrist and older people’s lunch club 2 2 Residential care Long-term nursing care 1 9 Support group Collective of users who work together for self-help 1 14 Service 40 DEMENTIA AND SOCIAL INCLUSION Benefits for the carer when services were used by the PWD include: · feeling supported by service providers, who provide both practical advice and emotional support (n=25) · appreciating the relief afforded by respite, when they can have ‘time out’ knowing their relative is being looked after (n=18) · peace of mind when staff were well trained and delivered appropriate, person-centred care (n=15).

5 1 6 7 – – 2 13 6 7 5 16 1 6 Western Isles 6 7 8 26 2 13 Stirling and Clackmannanshire 5 6 – – – – Angus 3 3 – – – – Moray/Aberdeenshire 3 3 1 3 1 Shetland 3 3 – – – – Greater Glasgow (outlying accessible rural villages) 2 2 – – – – Lothians 2 2 – – – – Orkney 2 2 – – – – Fife 1 1 – – – – Perth and Kinross 1 1 – – 1 Not specified 12 14 – – – TOTAL 90* 102* 31 Highland % 42 100 16 6 6 – 100 *Four respondent organisations provided support in two of the above catchment areas: Ayrshire/Argyll and Bute; Highland/Argyll and Bute; Borders/Lothian; Highland/Shetland.

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