Culture change towards person-centred care

Guidelines for care: Person-centred care of people with dementia living in care homes

The goal of the Guidelines for care initiative is to improve the quality of care of people with dementia in care homes through a person-centred philosophy. The Alzheimer Society believes that people with dementia have the right to enjoy the highest possible quality of life and quality of care by being engaged in meaningful relationships that are based on equality, understanding, sharing, participation, collaboration, dignity, trust and respect.

Exec summary (PDF)
Framework  (PDF)
Culture change initiative

Person-centred language guidelines (PDF)

Person-centred guidelines about preferred language for anyone who loves, cares for, supports or works with a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia.

Last Updated: 11/22/2019