Care for people in a courteous and considerate manner, [ ensuring time is taken to get to know people.
Help people receiving services to participate as partners in decision-making about the care and support they receive.
Encourage and support people to take responsibility for managing their care themselves (with care staff and other information and support services when needed).
describe how to ensure an individual with dementia, carers and others feel able to complain
without fear of retribution
ignificant resistance to allowing their elders with dementia to participate in clinical research was encountered in Cuban-American families. [ [ [ [ [ These families expressed concern about disturbing the elder?s comfort (tranquilidad) and solitude (soledad) Furthermore, most believed that intervention would be futile. Feelings of guilt associated with nursing home placement may have been exacerbated by the suggestion that active intervention could be effective. ] ] ] (More)