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Nursing Older People

News, practice and discussion forums for older people's nurses

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Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

HCA’s photo idea helps dementia patients reminisce

29-Jun-2015

Dementia patients in Plymouth hospital ward are being cheered by old photographs, thanks to the initiative of a healthcare assistant.

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Draft guidance on social care for patients after discharge

24-Jun-2015

Hospital and community nurses will be expected to work more closely together to avoid vulnerable patients falling between gaps in care services, under draft guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.

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15-Jun-2015

Board games are raising staff awareness of pressure ulcer prevention and other patient safety issues as part of a wider regional education and improvement programme.

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Research indicates that there are eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these contributes to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be present in care.

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