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Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice

31 August 2017

Nursing Older People

Book review

It is refreshing to find a book that relates nursing practice to adult safeguarding in the way this does. Mainly written for nursing students, it incorporates NMC...

Safeguarding Adults in Nursing Practice (Second edition)

17 May 2017

Nursing Standard

Book Review

It is refreshing to find a book that explores nursing practice and adult safeguarding in the manner that this one does.

Banning care home visitors is a last resort

07 December 2016

Nursing Standard

Opinion

Recent media reports have highlighted instances in which care homes have ‘banned’ relatives who complained about the quality of care their loved one received. The...

The role of the named nurse in long-term settings

26 March 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

The term ‘named nursing’ was introduced in the UK more than 25 years ago but it has re-emerged recently in the light of recommendations made in the Francis report on...

Medicines management for people with dementia

03 December 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Dementia care has evolved over the years, with a rise in person-centred non-pharmacological interventions such as reminiscence therapy, reality orientation and...

Medicines management for people with dementia

22 February 2019

Nursing Standard

CPD

Dementia care has evolved over the years, with a rise in person-centred non-pharmacological interventions such as reminiscence therapy, reality orientation and...

Palliative and end-of-life care for people living with dementia in care homes: part 2

29 June 2016

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article, the second of two, provides healthcare practitioners with an overview of best practice in palliative and end-of-life care, including nutrition,...

Palliative and end of life care for people living with dementia in care homes: part 1

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

The terms palliative and end of life care are often used interchangeably and healthcare practitioners may perceive that palliative care is only appropriate during...