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What parents of children with cystic fibrosis expect of educational events

09 September 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

The aim of this study was to evaluate a parent/carer hospital-based educational event and increase future participation by tailoring the format to meet...

Understanding the needs of people with dementia and family carers

27 August 2015

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This is the first in a short series that presents case study examples of the positive work achieved by trusts who participated in...

Listening to carers’ views on stroke services

31 January 2014

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim The aim of this study was to explore how members of a stroke carers’ support group perceived that services for stroke patients...

Holidays for people with cancer and life-threatening illnesses

06 July 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

Bournemouth is the setting for the Grove Hotel, which caters for guests with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, and their carers and families....

Transcultural nursing strategies for carers of people with dementia

31 March 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Caring for a family member with dementia is stressful, and carers from all backgrounds often feel overwhelmed and under-supported. Professional and family carers’...

Carers’ training in the administration of emergency rescue medication

05 May 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

There is a higher prevalence of epilepsy in people with learning disabilities than in the general population. In the authors’ trust’s catchment area...

Family liaison in an adult acute inpatient ward

01 May 2011

Mental Health Practice

Feature

Families and carers of clients admitted to mental health inpatient services have often felt excluded from the caring process. This article describes a...

Developing an end of life care support pathway

01 February 2012

Primary Health Care

Careers

People looking after family members and friends in their final weeks of life have needs that must be recognised and accommodated. A service...

How collaboration is improving acute hospital admission for people with dementia

31 October 2017

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

In November 2015 it became apparent that a person with dementia’s journey through the acute hospital was not always as streamlined as it...