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Hidden Shame ‐ A Review of the Needs of Asian Elders with Dementia and their Carers in a Kent Community

Hidden Shame ‐ A Review of the Needs of Asian Elders with Dementia and their Carers in a Kent... This article outlines the findings and general implications of Mental Health Foundation research into the needs of older Asians with dementia and their carers. The project was carried out in an area with an Asian majority population in North West Kent. The focus is on the identification of need and on factors which block access to care and support. There are recommendations for practitioners and commissioners about raising awareness, service development and training. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Integrated Care Emerald Publishing

Hidden Shame ‐ A Review of the Needs of Asian Elders with Dementia and their Carers in a Kent Community

Journal of Integrated Care , Volume 12 (3): 7 – Jun 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1476-9018
DOI
10.1108/14769018200400019
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Abstract

This article outlines the findings and general implications of Mental Health Foundation research into the needs of older Asians with dementia and their carers. The project was carried out in an area with an Asian majority population in North West Kent. The focus is on the identification of need and on factors which block access to care and support. There are recommendations for practitioners and commissioners about raising awareness, service development and training.

Journal

Journal of Integrated CareEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2004

Keywords: Dementia; Alzheimer's Disease; Asian Elders

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