Person-Centered Care and Care Planning for Those with MNCD

  • Sarah E. FoidelEmail author
  • Maureen C. Nash
  • Susan S. Rose


Assisting professionals to care for those with major neurocognitive disorders (MNCD), including the inevitable neuropsychiatric symptoms, using the person-centered philosophy is the goal of this text. After a review of the history of person-centered care planning, a model to assess/evaluate a person’s behavioral communications is presented. The viewpoint for all care starts with a strength-based assessment of the person living with dementia. The framework makes use of the supported decision-making paradigm. After assessment, there is a review about choosing and applying person-centered interventions using regular monitoring of outcomes.


Person-centered Strength-based Care planning Assessment Neuropsychiatric symptoms Dementia Major neurocognitive disorder BPSD Behavioral disorder 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah E. Foidel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Maureen C. Nash
    • 2
    • 3
  • Susan S. Rose
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Occupational TherapyPacific UniversityHillsboroUSA
  2. 2.School of MedicineOregon Health and Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  3. 3.Providence ElderPlace OregonPortlandUSA
  4. 4.Legacy Medical Group – GeriatricsVancouverUSA

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