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In the garden in pictures

01 June 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

My concerns about the books are few, but may be significant. They are described as robust enough to take some rough handling. However, I managed easily to crumple...

The alzheimer’s handbook – a guide to the diagnosis and management of the causes of confusion and dementia

01 September 2002

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

This book, written by two medical practitioners, is aimed at ‘patients’, carers and healthcare workers. It’s said to be a practical guide to understanding acute and...

Effective people: leadership and organisation development in healthcare

01 October 2005

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

Effective People: Leadership and organisation development in healthcare examines the challenging area of achieving effectiveness with people and within complex...

The sage handbook of qualitative research in psychology

01 December 2008

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

This huge hardback has 33 chapters, more than 600 pages and costs £90, which means unless you absolutely need your own copy, it’s a library book.

Measurement scales used in elderly care

01 November 2008

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

Assessment is central to all healthcare practice and it should be a blend of evidence-based knowledge and clinical wisdom or expertise. There is such a massive range...

The Pool Activity Level (PAL) Instrument for Occupational Profiling

01 June 2008

Mental Health Practice

Book Review

The PAL instrument is probably best known for its use in dementia care settings. However, it can also be used with people who have other cognitive impairments. The...

Older People with Mental Illness and Administration of Medicines: Consent and Capacity

01 December 2001

Mental Health Practice

CPD

This update intends to discuss some of the key issues around the needs of older people with mental illness in relation to administration of medicines; specifically...

The Importance of Food and Mealtimes in Dementia Care

01 November 2006

Nursing Older People

Book Review

There’s nothing contentious in this book, but then neither is there anything outstanding in it. As this was originally a Norwegian book, it is written for the health...

Gnp update

01 October 2001

Nursing Older People

RCN news

Some of the recent activity of the Gerontological Nursing Programme(GNP) has centred on developing a new strategy to cover the next three years. The strategy will be...

Writing old age

01 June 2004

Nursing Older People

Book Review

This book is a set of quirky but interesting papers on how ageing is seen in fiction and other forms of creative writing. Each of the five papers has a distinct and...