Power, ethics, and person-centred care: using ethnography to examine the everyday practices of unregistered dementia care staff

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Scales, Kezia.; Bailey, Simon.; Schneider, Justine M..;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Subject: ethnography, care work, dementia, Foucault, nursing, empowerment

The social positioning and treatment of persons with dementia reflects dominant biomedical discourses of progressive and inevitable loss of insight, capacity, and personality. Proponents of person-centred care, by contrast, suggest that such loss can be mitigated within... View more
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