Two nursing homes in Scotland are involving their residents and staff members in gardening activities, raising physical activity levels and providing opportunities for meaningful interaction
This article, the second in a six-part series on communication skills, a discusses the barriers to effective communication and how to overcome them
Researchers exploring the experiences of patients with an ileostomy found that the stoma and its complications can be traumatic and that patients need psychological support
People with severe mental illness die much earlier than others, often of physical comorbidities. What can – and needs to – be done to improve their physical health?
Living with and beyond cancer 2: the role of allied health professionals, support workers and volunteersSubscription
To respond to the differing needs of people living with cancer, teams need a mix of skills and roles. This is part 2 of a two-part series on living with cancer
There are recommended interventions to help people cope with the long-term effects of cancer, but they are not implemented evenly across areas and settings. This is part 1 of a two-part series on living with cancer
A recent report highlights the extent of the gap between physical and mental health care in acute hospitals, where patients’ co-existing mental health conditions are often ignored
Early recognition, appropriate assessment and individual care plans all help improve outcomes for people living with frailty. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so ...
A writing group in a nursing home in Scotland shows that residents with dementia can be empowered to express themselves and staff enticed to be creative in their approach to care
A literature review investigates access to healthcare for people who identify as transgender and explores the impact of discrimination on care delivery. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion