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A small-scale qualitative study found that NHS services often failed to provide suitable continence pads in sufficient numbers for people living with urinary and/or faecal incontinence at home
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.
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.
’This book is aimed at carers who are caring for people living with dementia’
Care homes in England are being urged to apply for a ground-breaking programme aimed at boosting the image of the sector and tackling widespread shortages of nursing and care staff.
The quality of life of carers looking after people with dementia is most improved when they are supported by a case manager with a background in nursing, according to an analysis summarised by an NIHR Signal
Directly involving people who act as informal carers for those with dementia in evaluating symptoms and behaviour could offer improved insights for healthcare professionals, according to researchers.
Government launches new scheme following warnings over provider market
Plans to pilot an Airbnb-style care model in Essex that places NHS patients in spare rooms has been branded as a “dangerous experiment”.
NHS Digital also finds decrease in social care activity