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Remote and Rural Dementia Care: Policy, Research and Practice

Anthea Innes, Debra Morgan, and Jane Farmer


As the number of people affected by dementia continues to rise, this is the first in-depth examination of related services dedicated to the unique demands of remote and rural settings. Contributors from the UK, Australia, North America and Europe explore the experiences and requirements of those living with dementia and those caring for them in personal and professional capacities in challenging geographical locations. For practitioners, researchers, academics and policy makers, this book is an essential review of evidence and strategies to date, and a guide to future research needs and opport ... More

Keywords: Dementia, Rural dementia care, Policy, Practice, Research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447344957
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447344957.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthea Innes, editor
University of Salford

Debra Morgan, editor
University of Saskatchewan

Jane Farmer, editor
Swinburne University

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Part I Policy drivers

3 Addressing dementia needs in Australia

Irene Blackberry, Clare Wilding, Michael Bauer, Margaret Winbolt and Hilary Davis

4 Norwegian remote and rural dementia care

Oyvind Kirkevold and Kari Midtbo Kristiansen

5 Rural dementia research in Canada

Debra Morgan, Julie Kosteniuk, Megan E. O’Connell, Norma Stewart and Andrew Kirk

6 Timely diagnosis of dementia in rural areas in Austria: the Dementia Service Centre model

Stefanie Auer, Paulina Ratajczak, Edith Span and Margit Höfler

Part III Practice challenges

10 Transportation issues in dementia

Mark Rapoport, Andy Hyde and Gary Naglie

Part IV Lived experiences

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