A case study of a routine ethical dilemma concerning the use of the therapeutic lie for people with dementia is illustrated by reflective practice. This case study illustrates the contention between beneficence and veracity which takes place when a therapeutic lie is operationalised in nursing practice for the purpose of maintaining adherence to medications.
- Non-Pharmacological Intervention
- Therapeutic Lying
- Medication Adherence
- Medications Management
- Antipsychotic Agents