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Healthcare Professionalism: Improving Practice through Reflections on Workplace Dilemmas

14 September 2017

Emergency Nurse

Book Review

This book may appear to be a ‘stiff read’, given its topic and the density of the text, but I waded through it with ease.

People with dementia need care champions

29 November 2011

Nursing Older People

Opinion

The complexity of residents’ needs in care homes and the importance of a 24-hour registered nurse presence have been highlighted by Hazel Heath (Nursing Older...

Let’s explode the myths about dementia diagnosis

24 February 2012

Nursing Older People

Opinion

An old wives’ tale is a widely held traditional belief that is now thought to be unscientific or incorrect. However, it sometimes feels that dementia care is still...

Introduction to the dementia series

13 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

A NEW SERIES of articles in Nursing Standard, starting this week, aims to help nurses understand the multifaceted nature of dementia. This introduction outlines the...

Advance care planning in dementia

19 August 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Advance care planning is the basis for delivering person-centred end of life care that accords with the wishes of the individual. It is important to support people...

Palliative and end of life care for people with dementia

03 February 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Dementia is a life-limiting condition that is largely a disease of ageing. However, older people in general, and older people with dementia in particular, have not...

Open AccessA relationship-centred approach to managing pain in dementia

29 January 2018

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

The presence of pain in a person with dementia can often be missed. The diagnosis of dementia can overshadow the pain-inducing symptoms of other co-morbid conditions...

Role of the Admiral Nurse in supporting a person with dementia and their family carer

27 September 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Distress is commonly experienced by those caring for someone with dementia, and can occur whether the carer is living with a person with dementia, or supporting a...

Implementation of e-portfolios for the professional development of Admiral Nurses

24 January 2018

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Nurses are required to maintain their fitness to practise through continuing professional development activities, and must demonstrate this by maintaining a...

Promoting participation of people with dementia in research

25 May 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Dementia is a neurodegenerative disorder that can have a severe effect on the quality of life of individuals with the condition, and can place considerable strain on...