publication . Article . 2010

Patient preferences for future care - how can Advance Care Planning become embedded into dementia care: a study protocol

Robinson, Louise; Bamford, Claire; Beyer, Fiona; Clark, Alexa; Dickinson, Claire; Emmet, Charlotte; Exley, Catherine; Hughes, Julian; Robson, Lesley; Rousseau, Nikki;
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  • Published: 12 Jan 2010 Journal: BMC Geriatrics, volume 10, issue 1, pages 2-2 (issn: 1471-2318, eissn: 1471-2318, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>People living with a long term condition may wish to be able to plan ahead, so that if in future they cannot make decisions, their wishes about their care will be known; this process is termed Advance Care Planning (ACP). In dementia, guidance stipulates that ACP discussions should take place whilst the person still has capacity to make decisions. However there is a lack of evidence on the effectiveness of ACP in influencing patient choice and resource use. The aims of this study are to determine the effectiveness of ACP in dementia care, identify the factors which facilitate the process in practice and provide a better under...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geriatrics, M100, Study protocol, A300, RC952-954.6, Geriatrics and Gerontology
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publication . Article . 2010

Patient preferences for future care - how can Advance Care Planning become embedded into dementia care: a study protocol

Robinson, Louise; Bamford, Claire; Beyer, Fiona; Clark, Alexa; Dickinson, Claire; Emmet, Charlotte; Exley, Catherine; Hughes, Julian; Robson, Lesley; Rousseau, Nikki;