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Reflections on a visit to a dementia care village

01 July 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & science

Hogewey village in Holland offers an alternative lifestyle for people with dementia. The model minimises disability and maximises wellbeing by providing a physical...

Dementia-friendly neighbourhoods

28 February 2014

Nursing Older People

Feature

Six research projects that will improve understanding of dementia are to receive £20 million in funding from the UK government. The projects, which will be overseen...

Nursing students’ experiences of delivering dementia friends sessions to peers

16 August 2018

Nursing Older People

case study research

Background Nursing students and registered nurses often feel underprepared for their roles in dementia care. Extracurricular activities offer nursing students...

Reframing nurses’ time to enhance interpersonal interactions in dementia care

10 August 2022

Nursing Older People

Dementia

Spending time with a person with dementia to develop a rapport is vitally important for nurses who are attempting to deliver high-quality care. However, finding...

Functional loss in older adults with intellectual disabilities and dementia

30 June 2022

Learning Disability Practice

research

Background Diagnosing dementia in people with intellectual disabilities can be challenging due to pre-existing cognitive impairment. In this population, functional...