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Living with disability

01 June 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & research

Parenting a child with severe learning disabilities can bring about many challenges for the parents and their families. These aspects have driven the research agenda...

Home from home: evaluation of a respite service in kent

01 September 2004

Paediatric Nursing

Service provision

In response to families’ needs, and an injection of finance from the regional health authority, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust developed a home from home service for...

Home from home: evaluation of a respite service in Kent

01 September 2004

Paediatric Nursing

General

In response to families’ needs, and an injection of finance from the regional health authority, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust developed a home from home service for...

The experiences of parents of children with an intellectual disability who use respite care services

01 June 2008

Learning Disability Practice

Practice & research

Recent evidence nationally and internationally indicates that the provision of care to people with intellectualdisabilities has shifted from long-stay hospitals to...

Night respite care: relieving the burden on people caring for relatives with dementia

01 May 2001

Nursing Older People

General

There are few published reports of night-time respite care for people with dementia. We review the literature on effectiveness of respite care and report on an audit...

Developing a hospice service in Northern Ireland

01 October 2001

Paediatric Nursing

Service provision

The death of a child is the saddest type of loss any parents or family can experience (Dominica 1990). Knowing that a child is going to die challenges the beliefs...

Respite care for children who have complex healthcare needs

01 June 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Service provision

Increasing numbers of children are surviving with a range of complex health problems as a result of medical and nursing advances (Kirk 1999, Olsen and...

Respite care for children who have complex healthcare needs

01 June 2002

Paediatric Nursing

General

Increasing numbers of children are surviving with a range of complex health problems as a result of medical and nursing advances (Kirk 1999, Olsen and...

Developing a hospice service in Northern Ireland

01 October 2001

Paediatric Nursing

General

The death of a child is the saddest type of loss any parents or family can experience (Dominica 1990). Knowing that a child is going to die challenges the beliefs...

Shared care: hospital, hospice, home

01 July 2003

Paediatric Nursing

Service provision

Provision of seamless care that meets the needs of children requiring palliative care and their families requires a multidisciplinary approach. All professionals...