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Dementia patients in Plymouth hospital ward are being cheered by old photographs, thanks to the initiative of a healthcare assistant.
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be expected to work more closely together to avoid vulnerable patients falling between gaps in care services, under draft guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
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The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is not achieving all its original objectives. This article examines the barriers and how these can be overcome.
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.
A structured programme of sensory activities can improve end-of-life care for people in nursing homes with advanced dementia.
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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.
How do you come to terms with a patient telling you they’re ready to die?