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Long-stay service development: 'costs'

29 March 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical

This is the second of two articles which describe the development of a new service for long-stay patients with chronic mental health problems. Joist week’s article...

The pressures felt by informal carers of people with dementia

10 January 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

Caring for people with dementia is complex and demanding, and informal carers carry out much of the care. In this article, Madeline Armstrong outlines the different...

The pressures felt by informal carers of people with dementia

01 December 2001

Primary Health Care

CPD

Caring for people with dementia is complex and demanding, and informal carers carry out much of the care. In this article, Madeline Armstrong outlines the different...

Family caregivers’ compassion fatigue in long-term facilities

01 May 2010

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore the presence of compassion fatigue in family carers who assist staff with care of older relatives in long-term settings....

Staff perceptions of elder abuse

01 May 2010

Nursing Older People

A&S Science

Aims The aims of this study were to ascertain perceptions of elder abuse among nurses and care assistants who worked in long-term care settings and whether staff had...

Care home placement: can admission direct from acute hospital be justified?

01 September 2004

Nursing Older People

Care

Systematic and sensitive assessment is fundamental in services for older people and its importance is highlighted in current policy, particularly the single...

Managing Parkinson’s disease in long-term care

01 December 2002

Nursing Older People

CPD

Parkinson’s disease affects one in every 100 people over the age of 60 and one in ten nursing home residents. This article explores common problems associated with...

Residents’ perceptions of relocating from one long-term setting to another

30 January 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To investigate older people’s perceptions of a planned relocation from one long-term care facility in an older building to another modern setting almost 10km...

Managing people with dementia: CADE units

15 March 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical dementia

In this, the last article in our series on caring for people with dementia in acute units, we depart from our accustomed format and offer an example of excellence in...

Long-stay service development: ‘Care’

22 March 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical mental health

This is the first of two articles which describe the development of a new service for long-stay patients with chronic mental health problems. The first article...
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