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Nursing Older People

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


Mid-life changes 'can boost health'

Encourage patients to make mid-life health changes, says NICE


Health workers should “take advantage” of significant life events among the middle-aged to get them to be healthier, new NHS guidance suggests.

Leg Club

District nurse scheme to treat leg ulcers in community wins award


An innovative district nursing service that has helped transform the lives of people with leg ulcers has won a national award.

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How can you tell if a person with dementia is in pain?

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Stockings or bandages for leg-ulcer compression?

Stockings or bandages for leg-ulcer compression? Subscription Required


The efficacy of four-layer compression bandaging, seen as the gold standard treatment for venous leg ulcers, was compared with that of two-layer compression stockings

Social Care Institute for Excellence


Nursing Times works with the Social Care Institute for Excellence to provide nurses with resources on caring for older people


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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