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The role of a dementia trailblazerSubscription
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 38, PAGE NO: 46Colin Dugdale, BSc, RMN, RGN, dementia trailblazer, NHS Executive North WestAs a community mental health nurse team leader I was seconded to the NHS Executive North West for the role of dementia trailblazer to develop the Admiral Nurse Service in the north-west of England.
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Community-based dementia careSubscription
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 45, PAGE NO: 40Chris North, DipHE (mental health nursing), is senior primary nurse, community treatment team, LeedsDementia care has traditionally been seen as an institutional activity. As a team of nurses on a dementia assessment ward, we have successfully adopted a range of social, psychological and interpersonal approaches to care. Since the team's creation in 1994 our philosophy has centred on a holistic approach.
Risk factors for infection in nursing homesSubscription
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Infection control liaison nurse trainingSubscription
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A teaching nursing homeSubscription
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 48, PAGE NO: 43Clifford Upex is chief executive of The Guideposts Trust Teaching Nursing HomeThe Guideposts Trust Teaching Nursing Home was developed to provide accommodation for people who are mentally, and possibly physically, frail, and suffering from dementia. It was opened by HRH Princess Alexandra in May 2000.
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 48, PAGE NO: 41Jayne Sayers, BSc, RMN, is training coordinator for primary care, older adult psychology department, mental health services, Mental Health Services of Salford NHS TrustA fifth of the population is aged over 60 and eight million people are over 65. For many older people, retirement offers the chance to engage in hobbies and activities they did not have time for during their working lives.
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