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Mental health nurses’ perspectives on psychiatric advance directives

09 April 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Background Psychiatric advance directives (PADs) are written statements that allow people with mental illness to state their treatment preferences and exercise...

Preferences of residents with dementia for end of life care

28 February 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

Aim To explore the preferences of residents with dementia for their end of life care, and nurses’ perceptions of these preferences. Method Residents’ preferences...

Healthcare assistants’ attitudes towards older people and their knowledge about ageing

29 January 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To examine healthcare assistants’ (HCAs) attitudes towards older people in long-term care settings and their knowledge of ageing. Method A survey was conducted...

Staff perceptions of elder abuse

01 May 2010

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aims The aims of this study were to ascertain perceptions of elder abuse among nurses and care assistants who worked in long-term care settings and whether staff had...

Older people’s experiences of relocation to long-term care

01 December 2011

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore older people’s experience of the decision to relocate to long-term care and their early experiences post-relocation. Method...

Discharge planning: the role of the discharge co-ordinator

05 February 2009

Nursing Older People

Clinical

Research spanning 30 years has highlighted discharge planning as a complex area of practice. Discharge co-ordinators are part of the support provided to improve the...

Beliefs of students about growing older and perceptions of working in gerontology

29 January 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

An ageing population that is increasing does not necessarily mean an increase in people who require health and social care. However, it is predicted that a wide...