Want to Know More: DEMENTIA Nursing Standard of Practice Protocol: Recognition and Management of Dementia

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From the Hartford School of Geriatric Nursing, the information in this "Want to know more" series is organized according to the following major components of the NURSING PROCESS:


▪   Goal

▪   Overview

▪   Background

▪   Parameters of Assessment

▪   Nursing Care Strategies

▪   Evaluation/Expected Outcomes

▪   Follow-up to Monitor Condition

▪   Relevant Practice Guidelines