This article discusses the development and outcomes of a project involving a shared care acute hospital ward (mental health and medical) and a local secondary school in South Wales. The project enabled meaningful interaction between school pupils and patients with dementia, depression and delirium. It also provided secondary school pupils with the opportunity to understand the role of hospital-based healthcare staff and the needs of older patients.
Nursing Older People. doi: 10.7748/nop.2019.e1190Peer review
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Mashlan W, Ralston S, Jones L (2019) Meaningful engagement between secondary school students and older patients in an acute hospital. Nursing Older People. doi: 10.7748/nop.2019.e1190
Published online: 16 October 2019
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