Family Involvement in Care for Persons with Dementia
When persons with dementia are moved to a new care environment, including home care, nursing home, assisted living, daycare, and hospital settings, families may need to take on new or different care roles. The ultimate goals of the family involvement in care intervention are to provide quality care for persons with dementia and assist family members to enact meaningful and satisfactory caregiving roles regardless of setting.
This evidence-based guideline focuses on a program to involve family members in the care of their relative with dementia through partnerships with other, both formal and informal, care providers. Successful care partnerships result in the establishment of meaningful and satisfactory caregiving roles regardless of the care setting. Written 1999; Reviewed 2001; Revised 2015.
Toolkit Included in Guideline:
- Instrumental Activities of Daily Scale (IADL)
- Physical Self-Maintenance Scale (PSMS)
- Global Deterioration Scale (GDS)
- The Pleasant Event Schedule - AD
- Statement of Partnership Intent
- Staff Educational Resource Reference
- Staff Guidelines
- Family Involvement Agreement Form
- Anticipatory Planning
- Activities for Family Involvement in Dementia Care
- Outcomes Monitor
- Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) Outcomes Monitor
- Guideline Implementation Process
- The Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care©
- Implementation Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice
- Knowledge Assessment Test
- Process Evaluation Monitor
- FIC Assessment Inventory
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