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Practice question

28 February 2014

Nursing Older People


Observation is a data collection method for many research activities but equally it can be used for service improvement, particularly to explore aspects of care...

Intermediate care services for older people: a development project

01 November 2007

Mental Health Practice


It was not until the Department of Health (DH) report Intermediate Care – Moving Forward (DH 2002) was published, more than a year after the National Service...

Developing and evaluating an acute stroke care pathway through action research

01 February 1999

Nurse Researcher

Action research revisited

What are the best ways of drawing on older people’s experiences of care to improve my practice?

22 March 2019

Nursing Older People

Evidence and practice

We are all used to giving our opinion on a range of things: restaurant meals, trips we take or the latest gadgets.

Who cares?

01 July 2007

Nursing Older People

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Practice question

28 May 2015

Nursing Older People


Pain is a subjective phenomenon that is difficult to measure and often related to the ageing process. Half of older people in the community have pain, this increases...

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01 July 2005

Nursing Older People

Gerontological care and practice

? Technology is playing an increasing role in our lives and also in older people’s care. Assistive technology (AT) and ‘telecare’ come in a variety of forms –...

Open AccessStrengthening quality assurance by implementing an evidence-based revision of a ward accreditation programme

15 September 2020

Nursing Management

quality and safety

Ward accreditation is fundamental in contemporary healthcare delivery. One NHS trust in southwest England that had been placed in special measures introduced a ward...