McCabe L (2008) A holistic approach to caring for people with Alzheimer's Disease. Nursing Standard, 22 (42), pp. 50-56. http://nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk/resources/archive/browse.asp?JournalId=9&VolumeNumber=22&IssueNumber=42
This article adopts a holistic view of Alzheimer's disease. Biomedical, psychological and social aspects of the condition are discussed and aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment explored. A range of approaches to working with people with Alzheimer's disease, based on a psychological model of dementia, is described including reminiscence and cognitive stimulation therapy.
Alzheimer's disease; nursing; Dementia
Nursing Standard: Volume 22, Issue 42