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Chapter 2: Developing Relationship-Based Approaches to Dementia Care
By the end of this chapter, the reader will be able to:
- Critically consider the different relationship-based approaches to care and how they form a continuum of practice.
- Analyse the differences between individualised, person-centred and relationship-centred care.
- Examine how the use of biography can be used to implement relationship-based approaches to care.
- Investigate how you might implement person-centred and relationship-centred care in your practice.
In the previous chapter we considered a range of myths that impact on the journey of the person with dementia and those important to them, from diagnosis through to death. The discussion demonstrated the value of healthcare professionals understanding how dementia affects a person and the potential for treatment and support as the ...