Category list : Alzheimer's Society
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The adult social care system in England is on the “brink of collapse”, prime minister Theresa May has been warned.
A new “fidget” toolkit is improving the wellbeing of people living with dementia by helping them to tap into the psychological need to feel occupied and engaged, according to a leading research charity.
’ The author’s lived and professional experience around AD and dementia is the greatest strength of this book. ’
Too few specialist dementia nurses speak about death Subscription
Nurses must be instilled with greater confidence to speak about the terminal nature of dementia with patients and carers, researchers have warned as a new study shows too many professionals are avoiding the subject.
A therapy that helps people with dementia achieve everyday goals is being rolled out to health and care providers, after a successful trial.
Leading charities are calling for more research into issues surrounding incontinence, as they highlighted that it was one of the biggest issues for many with serious health conditions.
Non-drug approaches should be prioritised in treating agitation in people with Alzheimer’s Disease, according to a group of the world’s leading experts on the condition.
Dementia patients should have location finding devices – like GPS trackers – so that family carers and the police can locate the person in an emergency if they get lost, according to researchers.
The largest-ever survey of care home staff in England has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread and appear to be driven by workload pressures and burn out.
Nurses at Llandudno Hospital are celebrating becoming the first in North Wales to receive national accreditation for their efforts to support patients with dementia.