Category list : Older people's nursing
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Patients with Alzheimer’s disease using anti-epileptic drugs have twice the risk of pneumonia compared to non-users, according to researchers.
Older people living in nursing homes and who take part in a regular, organised exercise programme gain multiple benefits, including a reduced falls risk and less frailty, according to Spanish researchers.
Residents living with dementia in nursing homes across Shropshire and Cheshire are engaging with a new furry friend, as part of a pet therapy initiative with a twist.
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.
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
This article, the fourth in a series on the lifecycle of a research project, looks at the various ways in which the findings of a single study can help change practice
Standard tests used to identify dehydration do not work for older people in care homes, according to a new study which says health professionals should stop relying on them.
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.
The adult social care system in England is on the “brink of collapse”, prime minister Theresa May has been warned.
Delaying or withholding antibiotics for over 65s with symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI) appears to be associated with higher risk of sepsis and death, according to UK researchers.