Introduction. This Paper Is A Critical Analysis Of Two

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INTRODUCTION This paper is a critical analysis of two academic papers: McKeown, J., Ryan, T., Ingleton, C., and Clarke, A., 2015, ‘You have to be mindful of whose story it is ': The challenges of undertaking life story work with people with dementia and their families. Dementia, (Qualitative) and Milne, A., Guss, R., and Russ, A., 2014, Psycho-educational support for relatives of people with a recent diagnosis of mild to moderate dementia: An evaluation of a ‘Course for Carers '. Dementia. (Quantitative) These papers have been selected as they embrace contrasting research strategies on Dementia- qualitative and quantitative. The main aim of this analysis is to underline the positive/negative facts in the academic papers in terms of the…show more content…
The main motives include providing more knowledge and understanding of dementia and also its effect on behaviour as well as it progression rate. Provide carers with an impressive understanding of available local support services and how they can be accessed. It also aims at assisting in surpassing the shock relating to an initial diagnosis of dementia as well as ways to maximize life and well-being. RESEARCH Qualitative The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore the challenges faced by nurses/carers of the dementia patient and dementia patients themselves. This study used a life story work (LSW) method to investigate the experiences of four people with dementia, their family carers and care staff across four care settings within an NHS Health and Social Care Trust in the UK. An individualized approach was taken in each case in response to the wishes of those involved. Three cases developed a life story book, which is a photograph album or scrapbook that includes, for example, photographs and text to depict a persons ' story; one person 's story was depicted in a pen picture, which was a two-page written account of the person 's life. An individualised approach was taken in each case in response to the wishes of those involved. Three cases developed a life story book, which is a photograph album or scrapbook
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