Look beyond the illness to see the individual
Donato Tallo @Donato_Tallo Nurse assessor in the hospital intervention team, Eastbourne District General Hospital
Treating people with respect and upholding their dignity are at the heart of nursing care
It is wonderful that, in our society, many more people live longer and remain active in later life. At the same time, however, older age may result in complex physical and mental health needs.
Nursing Older People. 30, 2,15-15. doi: 10.7748/nop.30.2.15.s15