Category list : Person-centred care
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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
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.
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.
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
We as nurses pride ourselves on our person-centred and holistic approach to caring for patients, particularly older people.
An NHS trust has developed a tool to assess wellbeing in older people with mental health issues, enabling staff to detect and record individual needs
’ The author’s lived and professional experience around AD and dementia is the greatest strength of this book. ’
Attitudes and knowledge in older people’s careSubscription
A local study confirms research evidence that education and clinical placements are not increasing knowledge or promoting positive attitudes in older people’s care
A person-centred care approach for people with dementia should become routine practice in care homes, say Australian researchers.
Helen Croft shares her enthusiasm for patient profiles as an alternative to standard care planning activity to increase service users’ engagement with their care