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Guidance for Care Homes - Implementing Namaste Care

Jacobson-Wright, Nicola, Latham, Isabelle ORCID: and Frost, Faith (2019) Guidance for Care Homes - Implementing Namaste Care. Project Report. University of Worcester, Worcester.

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This guide is designed to support care home organisations who wish to implement Namaste Care. It should be read together with its partner guide: ‘Guidance for Namaste Workers: Delivering Namaste Care’. This guide focuses on supporting care home organisations to plan, deliver and evaluate Namaste Care for their residents. The Namaste Workers’ guide addresses the details of running Namaste Care sessions. These guidance documents have been developed following a 3-year research project and as such are based in the experience of care home organisations and practitioners. Selected quotes or examples from their practice are used throughout. To read the full research project report go to: This guidance is not intended to replace the original book: Simard, J (2013) “The end of life Namaste Care program for people with dementia.” In addition, St Christopher’s Hospice have developed a toolkit for Namaste Care which is also a valuable resource.It is available at:

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© Association for Dementia Studies 2019

Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: namaste care, care homes, dementia
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Allied Health and Community
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Depositing User: Nicola Jacobson-Wright
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2019 14:39
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:33

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