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A four-stage process for intervention description and guide development of a practice based intervention: refining the Namaste Care intervention implementation specification for people with advanced dementia prior to a feasibility cluster randomised trial
Background Some interventions are developed from practice, and implemented before evidence of effect is determined, or the intervention is fully specified. An example is Namaste Care, a multi-component intervention for ...
Using non-participant observation to uncover mechanisms: insights from a realist evaluation
This article outlines how a realist evaluation of dementia care in hospitals used non-participant observation to support the refinement and testing of mechanisms likely to lead to the use of person-centred care. We found ...
Improving living and dying for people with advanced dementia living in care homes: a realist review of Namaste Care and other multisensory interventions
Background: Seventy percent of people with advanced dementia live and die in care homes. Multisensory approaches, such as Namaste Care, have been developed to improve the quality of life and dying for people with advanced ...