09/02/2017

Study: The intersect of culture in the understanding and development of person-centred dementia care amongst adult nursing and paramedic science students

»The intersect of culture in the understanding and development of person-centred dementia care amongst adult nursing and paramedic science students«

Oxford Institute of Nursing and Allied Health Research, Oxford Brookes University; Faculty of Education and Health ; University of Greenwich; School of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex; ABFHCJ

Dr Brigita Skela Savič, Associate Professor, Dr. Simona Hvalič Touzery
 
2017 - 2018

 

The study proposes a mixed methods exploration of the impact of adult nurse and paramedic science students’ cultural heritage on their: understanding of dementia, provision of person-centred care, and intensions to work and care for people with dementia and older adults. The knowledge gained from this study will provide an understanding of the intersect of culture and dementia of future healthcare professionals.

 
The purpose of this study is to understand the intersect of culture and dementia for healthcare students to inform culturally sensitive and appropriate undergraduate education and positive socialisation of students into their profession with reference to dementia.