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Stroke: the hidden problems

01 February 1998

Elderly Care

Continuing education

Tlie aim of this article is to give you an appreciation ofthe diversity of problems faced by stroke patients andto explore ways of helping patients to cope with...

Topical tips

01 June 1987

Elderly Care

Extra care

Who built and commanded Nazi Germany’s Luftwaffe?’ What Louisa May Alcott novel is subtitled “Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy”?’ There is no age limit to playing the game of...

Reconstructing old age: new agendas in social theory and practice

01 April 1999

Elderly Care

Book Review

The principle argument of Reconstructing Old Age is that we have entered a period of destabilisation in the way ageing is viewed and experienced. The older people of...

Topical tips

01 May 1987

Elderly Care

Private sector

There is no better reality orientation than seeing real life going on around you. Watching staff sewing or ironing can make a welcome change, so why not do it in the...

Manage Your Pain

01 December 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

CHRONIC PAIN makes people alter their lives; they move and exercise less, resulting in a loss of fitness and flexibility. This, in turn, leads to more pain when they...

A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia

01 February 2004

Nursing Older People

Book Review

This book takes understanding and empathy a step further than hitherto. People with dementia remain spiritual beings to the last and Eileen Shamy offers an...

Introducing palliative care

01 August 2003

Nursing Older People

Book Review

As befits an introductory text, this book considers all aspects of palliative care. Ethical dilemmas, breaking bad news and emotional aspects of dying and...

Moving and handling

01 April 2004

Nursing Older People

Book Review

Produced by the Dementia Services Development Centre, this book is not intended as a comprehensive guide to moving and handling. Rather it aims to highlight a few...

What To Do When Someone Dies

01 November 2004

Nursing Older People

Book Review

This is a practical book offering sensitively written, straightforward information. Although the author is a funeral director, it considers all options including how...

Mental capacity assessments and discharge decisions

01 February 2006

Nursing Older People

Journal scan

Professionals may have agendas that conflict with the person under their care as their dominant consideration is often safety. This may arise from a genuine concern...