Chapter 17. Residential Care

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People1 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant2
  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch17

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Woods, B. (2008) Residential Care, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • residential and community care tasks;
  • level of activity and interaction;
  • staff-family relationship;
  • Dementia Care Mapping (DCM);
  • communal living environments and old people

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quality in Residential Care

  • Improving the Care Environment for People with Dementia

  • Care Staff - the Key to Quality

  • Changing Staff Attitudes and Behaviour

  • Conclusion

  • References