Person-Centered Dementia Care in Norway: Strategies, Research and Implementation

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Anne Marie Mork Rokstad


Person-centered dementia care, as described by Tom Kitwood in his book entitled Dementia Reconsidered: The Person Comes First from 1997 [1], became known in Norway in the early 2000s. The theory and value base of person-centered care became highly recognized by central stakeholders in dementia care and research. The willingness to explore how person-centered care could be feasible in a Norwegian setting started a process tailored to national strategy, research, and methods for implementation in care practice.

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