Visiting hours restrictions have been lifted for carers of patients with dementia at a large trust in London, following the introduction of a “passport” designed by nurses.
Kent Community Health NHS Trust and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust have both become foundation trusts today, it has been announced.
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After eliciting students’ views on what makes a good practice placement, one trust is now working to make sure students feel able to raise concerns.
The number of patients with both type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising, which poses new challenges in blood glucose monitoring and medicines administration.
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Empathic curiosity is an approach to communicating with people with dementia. It focuses on their experiences and feelings about the present and controlling these
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