Table of Contents

Person centred care in practice.
Nothing about me without me.
Life story and life style.
Person centred planning.
Getting the fundamentals right / Sue Goldsmith.
Making the most of mealtimes / Jason Corrigan.
Reducing distressed reactions.
Reviewing the use of antipsychotic medication / Dr. Pete Calveley.
Developing the environment.
Supporting staff / Jason Corrigan.
Proactive analysis and follow through / Sue Goldsmith.
Celebrating success. The award-winning PEARL programme has been proven to dramatically increase the wellbeing of people with dementia living in care homes. This concise and accessible guide describes the key criteria of the programme, and explains how dementia care practitioners and managers can implement them in their own care homes to achieve excellence.