Nursing Older People
News, practice and discussion forums for older people's nurses
A survey of care home staff has found the majority would support the use of controversial surveillance cameras to help stamp out abuse and bad practice.
Pay and working conditions in care homes should be assessed as part of an extended remit of regulators in the sector, according to a critical report by a charity that looks at the “crisis” in UK care homes for older people.
How can you tell if a person with dementia is in pain?
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Latest research: older people nursing
Self-management education programmes may be of limited benefit to people with osteoarthritis
Volunteers can provide valuable one-to-one interaction with older patients, even in busy acute wards, providing companionship and activities to reduce stress
Recently I spent three days attending my trust’s mandatory and statutory training on topics covering a range of issues from manual handling and basic life support, to Datix reporting.
It’s time for the message of preventing pressure ulcers to reach patients and carers.
People with dementia can often feel isolated and disconnected from the world. Access to the arts can give them a sense of inclusion and help staff to connect with them
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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.
November 2014 is the first ever ‘Stop the Pressure’ month.