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Patient safety in community dementia services: what can we learn from the experiences of caregivers and healthcare professionals?

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Objectives
This study aims to explore how patient safety in community dementia services is understood by caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

Methods
Cross-sectional analysis of guided one-to-one interviews with 10 caregivers, and 10 healthcare professionals.

Results
Caregivers and healthcare professionals identified a range of issues including medication errors, mis-communication between professionals, unclear service pathways and the effects of stress...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ageing/afw220

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Age and Ageing Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
3
Pages:
518-521
Publication date:
2016-12-08
Acceptance date:
2016-10-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
Source identifiers:
666136
Language:
English
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pubs:666136
Deposit date:
2017-06-02

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