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Standing and moving: helping people with vascular dementia

01 March 2002

Nursing Older People

Continuing professional development

Aims and intended learning outcomes Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to explore ways in which people with vascular dementia can be helped to...

An evaluative approach to selecting mattresses

07 July 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Gillian Arblaster discusses the process undertaken by the Walsgrave Hospitals NHS Trust to evaluate dynamic pressure-relieving/reducing mattresses before deciding...

An holistic approach to turning patients

06 October 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Turning patients who are immobile is usually undertaken expressly to prevent pressure sores. Here the authors highlight some of the other factors that need to be...

How to assist patients with sit-stand transfers

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Rationale and key points This article discusses optimal methods for assisting patients with sit-stand transfers where moving-and-handling...

Using modified classical music to aid continence in children

08 March 2011

Learning Disability Practice


The article describes the use of modified classical music to help children who have speech and mobility problems to become continent. Of the 17 three to...

Let’s get physical

17 March 2009

Nursing Standard


Taking a lead from the airline industry, one hospital provides video exercise programmes for inpatients.

The role of the nurse in assessing mobility decline in older people with intellectual disabilities

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

People with intellectual disability, until recently, had notably earlier mortality rates than the general population, but many are now living into their fifties,...

At last i have my life back

29 May 2007

Nursing Standard


Bethann Siviter needed support and specialist equipment to return to work after her illness. It has been a learning curve for all involved.

An integrated practice approach to mobility care for older people

16 March 2016

Nursing Standard


Mobility is important to older people in nursing homes and residential facilities since it contributes to their health and quality of life. Many residents in such...
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