Chapter 9. Implications for Practice and Policy

  1. Sube Banerjee and
  2. Vanessa Lawrence

Published Online: 6 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch9

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

How to Cite

Banerjee, S. and Lawrence, V. (2010) Implications for Practice and Policy, in Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch9

Author Information

  1. The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723531

Online ISBN: 9780470725498

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • practice and policy implications;
  • care professionals and service providers - promoting aspects of individual's life;
  • cultural insights - black Caribbean, south Asian and white British people with dementia, different fears;
  • support by carers - traditional and non-traditional ideologies;
  • dementia and public awareness;
  • people with dementia and carers - support for accessing services;
  • communicating importance of care giver's well being;
  • identifying dementia as serious and progressive - evoking fear of the future;
  • advance care planning - in government initiatives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • People with dementia

  • Increased public awareness of dementia

  • Increased public awareness of services and support

  • Supporting people with dementia and carers in accessing services

  • Discussing the diagnosis

  • Discussing the future

  • Promoting valued elements of life of the person with dementia

  • Repositioning the care giver role