Learning from carers’ experiences: helping older people with dementia to eat and drink
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Learning from carers’ experiences: helping older people with dementia to eat and drink

Roger Watson Professor of Nursing, The School of Nursing, Social Work and Applied Health Studies, University of Hull
Jill Manthorpe Reader in Community Care, The School of Nursing, Social Work and Applied Health Studies, University of Hull
Anne Stimpson Research Associate, The School of Nursing, Social Work and Applied Health Studies, University of Hull

Eating and drinking difficulties are common in people with dementia and yet some health staff are inclined to neglect this important area of care. This article explores how, combined with the skills of nurses, the experiences of those caring for relatives with dementia can help potential problems to be avoided.

Nursing Older People. 14, 10, 23-27. doi: 10.7748/nop2003.02.14.10.23.c2200

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