8. Including the Older Person with a Dementia in Practice Development

  1. Brendan McCormack DPhil (Oxon.), BSc (Hons.) Nursing, PGCEA, RGN, RMN1,
  2. Kim Manley PhD, MN, BA, RGN, Dip N (Lond.), RCNT, PGCEA, CBE2 and
  3. Robert Garbett RN, BN, MSc3
  1. Jan Dewing and
  2. Emma Pritchard

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470698884.ch8

Practice Development in Nursing

Practice Development in Nursing

How to Cite

Dewing, J. and Pritchard, E. (2004) Including the Older Person with a Dementia in Practice Development, in Practice Development in Nursing (eds B. McCormack, K. Manley and R. Garbett), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470698884.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Nursing Research, University of Ulster and Director of Nursing Research and Practice Development, Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast

  2. 2

    Head of Practice Development, RCN Institute London & Visiting Professor, Bournemouth University

  3. 3

    Research Fellow, University of Ulster and Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 AUG 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110389

Online ISBN: 9780470698884



  • practice development;
  • dementia;
  • ageing population;
  • risk prevention;
  • mental health problems


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Look out - here comes a person with dementia!

  • Persons with a dementia as stakeholders?

  • Who to involve: carer or person with a dementia?

  • How to involve the person with a dementia

  • How can we develop our ways of facilitation?

  • Working in groups

  • Communication

  • References