Category list : Person-centred care
Stories with this category.
Researchers have developed a new tool that they claim will help nurses deliver person-centred care to patients with progressive conditions.
’ The author’s lived and professional experience around AD and dementia is the greatest strength of this book. ’
A side room on a surgical ward has been turned into a homely and private space for patients to be with family and friends. This initiative won the Enhancing Patient Dignity category in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards
At University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust, interactions between staff and patients have been observed to assess compassion and ultimately improve care
Not every hospitalised patient wants to get dressed every day, which does not necessarily mean they are deconditioned and languishing in bed, says Liz Lees-Deutsch
At James Paget University Hospitals, vulnerable patients undergoing elective surgery benefit from extra support from the ‘VIP pathway’ team. This initiative won the Learning Disabilities Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Frailty and dementia need to be viewed in a more holistic way. This article proposes that a ‘resilience measure’ is needed to complement the cumulative deficit model
How is patient consent obtained and when can treatment be given without it? This second article in our two-part series comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
The law on informed consent in adults has recently changed. This article, the first of two on informed consent, explains how the law has evolved and how it applies to nursing practice
Approaches to self-discharge, including forms used to document the process, should be overhauled to explore the reasons behind those wanting to leave hospital early, instead of them being used to persuade patients to stay “as a priority”, a new study has concluded.