People with dementia: A care guide for general practice

Dimity Pond, Jill Phillips, Jenny Day, Karen McNeil, Liz Evans, Julian Trollor, Kaarin J. Anstey, Ruth Peters

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

People with dementia: A care guide for general practice, assists with making decisions about how to provide the best care for a person with dementia. The guide addresses six priority topics that a GP or primary care worker is likely to encounter when providing care for a person with a dementia diagnosis.
This resource has been written by a team that includes GPs, primary care nurses, psychologists, a neuropsychiatrist and a researcher with expertise in multidisciplinary teamwork, as well as subspecialists in the topics covered. It provide information that is grounded and accessible for primary care practitioners, with flowcharts included to illustrate the pathway of care.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherCognitive Decline Partnership Centre
Commissioning bodyCognitive Decline Partnership Centre
Number of pages68
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Special Editor: Jennifer F Thompson (CDPC, University of Sydney)

Keywords

  • Dementia
  • General practice

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