Category list : Dementia
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The installation of a digital patient monitoring system on two dementia wards in the West Midlands cut falls by a third and saved nurses a considerable amount of time, a clinical study found.
A hospital on the Isle of Wight has opened a new ‘dementia lounge’ to provide patients with a therapeutic space where they can spend quality time with family and staff.
At work, I often present to nurses. I ask my audience to put up their hand if they have appointed a power of attorney for themselves. Few hands go up.
A new charity partnership will provide specialist dementia nursing expertise for staff at a Norfolk-based independent domiciliary care provider and the wider community of people it supports
A hospice in Newcastle upon Tyne has partnered up with a leading charity to provide a specialist dementia nurse to help “transform” vital end of life care and to support families of those with condition.
A leading nurse from Southampton has warned that people in the UK who develop dementia under the age of 65 are “falling into a void”, with little or no access to long-term specialist support.
A dedicated nurse has been brought in to support people on the Isles of Scilly with their mental health concerns in a first-of-its-kind appointment to improve access to care.
A dementia nurse has donated his office furniture to help create an informal area on a hospital ward where older patients can socialise.
A new service will see a team of dedicated specialist dementia nurses working across community and hospital settings in Wiltshire.
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.