explain how to increase a carers understanding of dementia and a person centred approach?
It's very important that people with dementia are treated with respect. It is important to remember that a person with dementia is still a unique and valuable human being, despite their illness. [ This factsheet looks at ways that you can help the person to feel valued and good about themselves.
When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they often feel
vulnerable and in need of reassurance and support. The people closest to them - including their carers, health and social care professionals, friends and family - need to do everything they can to help the person to retain their sense of identity and feelings of self-worth. ........... ]
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