Difficult decisions: what are a person’s ‘best interests’?
Much dementia care practice is founded on an assumption of the person’s ‘best interests’ but these are often far from easy to determine. Reviewing the issues, Graham Stokes argues that care plans must be founded on agreed and conspicuous safeguards which are not only ethical but also easily understood and administered.
Author/s: Graham Stokes
Vol: 9, Issue: 3, pp25-27