Written by world-renowned experts, this book discusses the latest advances in the field of dementia in nursing homes. The provided topics and its findings are based on their survey and on a scientific literature review. Dementia is spreading worldwide, placing a burden on healthcare systems and caregivers, as well as those affected. With increasing and complex care needs, nursing home admission is often necessary. Globally, over half of nursing home residents suffer from dementia.
As such this book will appeal to professional nurses, nursing scientists, nursing students, other healthcare professionals and to a wide readership providing a valuable resource for those working in nursing homes, as well as researchers in the field.