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Care is a Relational Issue

Posted in Care, Care Regulation, Dementia Project News, Legal issues, Publications, Research, and Social Care Reform

On this carers rights day, I thought it would be useful to reflect on some of the key arguments in my recently published book, Duties to Care: Dementia, Relationality and Law. This book, which is the latest publication founded on data collected from the dementia project Duties to Care research,…

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Caring for Mum or Dad – what can be the impact on families?

Posted in Care, Family, and Publications

Caring for a parent living with dementia can be a stressful thing to do. We know quite a lot about spouses or partners who are cast in a caring role because their loved one develops dementia, but we know much less about the experiences of adult children of parents with…

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Let’s get talking about Race and Dementia and other marginalised communities… Some thoughts about my latest publication

Posted in LGBT, Public Policy, Publications, Social Care Reform, and Support and Advocacy

I have been researching dementia care in South Asian communities in the UK since 2006. Now a Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies I have spent the last few years developing teaching, research and networks concerning cultural competency in dementia care. Evident from my discussions with healthcare professionals, care workers, academics…

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Dementia “maze” article open access for a limited period

Posted in Publications

Our article, ‘“It’s a huge maze, the system, it’s a terrible maze”: Dementia carers’ constructions of navigating health and social care services’, which is currently ‘online first’ awaiting publication in the journal Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, is available for free to all for a limited time. The article explores…

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The “Terrible Maze” of Services for People Living with Dementia – new journal article accepted for publication

Posted in Dementia Project News, and Publications

It is well known that dementia is a challenging, progressive set of conditions which present a large care burden to informal, family carers. A complex tapestry of health and social care services are needed to support people living with dementia. In a new article that has just been accepted for…

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‘He was like a Zombie’: Off-label prescription of antipsychotic drugs in dementia

Posted in Publications

A new blog post from Rosie Harding and Elizabeth Peel has been posted on the Oxford University Press website,featuring our recent article about the off-label prescription of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia published in the Medical Law Review. You can read the full blog post here: http://blog.oup.com/2012/11/zombie-drugsantipsychotics-dementia/. Because the…

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