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Prof Nurse. 1999 May;14(8):585-8; quiz 583-4.

Dementia. Part 1: Person-centred care.

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  • 1Gerontological Nursing Programme, Royal College of Nursing, London.

Abstract

Those caring for people with dementia should promote 'personhood'. Humanistic philosophical theories offer nurses a positive basis for person-centred care. Humanistic values about personhood should be central to nursing practice, regardless of the care setting.

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