Category list : Person-centred care
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Person-centred care in dementiaSubscription
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 48, PAGE NO: 30 Graham A. Jackson, MB, ChB, MRCPsych, MRCGP, is consultant old age psychiatrist, Leverndale Hospital, Glasgow
A person-centred care approach for people with dementia should become routine practice in care homes, say Australian researchers.
No one who watched the Panorama documentary on the Winterbourne care home for people with learning disabilities could have felt anything but extreme distress and anger.
Improving person-centred care in dementiaSubscription
Failings have been identified in dementia care in acute hospitals; to address these nurses should take a person-centred, individualised approach to care
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'Is our practice as person-centred as we think?'Subscription
Person centred practice is a major part of what we do as learning disability nurses.
People with a learning disability or a mental health label are not treated in a respectful manner, says Terry Bryan
Should the visitors’ bell become a thing of the past? Liz Charalambous advocates for a flexible and sensitive use of visiting hours
Using one-page profiles to personalise careSubscription
Hospital care can seem impersonal. One-page profiles can support person-centred care and improve communication and understanding between patients and nurse
Low-cost strategies to improve dementia careSubscription
On an acute ward, low-cost solutions stimulated patients with dementia, reduced their confusion and disruption to other patients, and enabled staff to individualise care