[Journal article] Bridging Biomedical and Person-centered Care Approaches via Namaste Care with Family Participation: An Asian Experience in Advanced Dementia Treatment
Authors: Noorhazlina Ali, Cai Ning Tan, Jasmine Kang, Aik Phon Chew, Caroline Caroline, Mary Lee, Wee Shiong Lim
Published in: OBM Geriatrics 2020;4(4):20; doi:10.21926/obm.geriatr.2004140
We can still deliver quality and holistic care for persons with advanced dementia through Namaste Care program.
Namaste Care serves as a bridge between the opposing biomedical-centric and person-centric care approaches.
Through caregiver participation in Namaste Care, there is improvement of quality of life for persons with advanced dementia and family bonding.