A new account of sundown syndrome
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A new account of sundown syndrome

Lee Drake Researcher and Trainer
Veronica Drake , Sister and Night Services Manager
Jackie Curwen Care Assistant, Sands Nursing and Residential Home, Morecambe, Lancashire

In this study, the authors tested the hypothesis that residents requiring nursing care rather than residential care in a dual registered nursing and residential home would experience increased levels of confusion and agitation as the evening drew in. This article describes how the hypothesis was examined and the action that was taken as a result

Nursing Standard. 12, 7, 37-40. doi: 10.7748/ns1997.11.12.7.37.c2486