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Conversations between care home staff and people with dementia

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Social interaction is crucial to wellbeing (Scrutton & Creighton, 2015) but a series of observational studies over the past 20 years (for example, Burgio et al., 2001, Ward et al., 2008) have demonstrated that many people with dementia living in care homes have very limited opportunities to interact with other people. - See more at: 

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