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Nursing Older People

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

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Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

First acute hospitals achieve ‘gold standard’ for end of life care

27-Mar-2015

Acute wards in Exeter and Lancaster have become the first in the UK to be recognised for their care for patients nearing the end of their lives by a gold standards framework supported by regulators.

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Nursing director concerned at high number of patient falls

26-Mar-2015

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust plans to bring in low rise beds and visual aids for older people to prevent people sustaining injuries through falls.

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'Aim of documentation should be to assist with patient care' Subscription Required

22-Aug-2014

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.

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"Just Do It": nurse-led change in Nottingham Subscription Required

9-Mar-2015

Nottingham University Hospitals Trust has created a quality-improvement scheme that gives nurses the opportunity to have their ideas put into practice with minimal delay

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Improving dementia care with the Eden Alternative Subscription Required

16-Mar-2015

The Eden Alternative is a philosophy that encourages nurses to empower care home residents by recognising what they are able to do and engaging them in activities.

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Dignity in care Subscription Required

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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