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Managing verbal agitation in people with dementia and delirium

26 February 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Patients with dementia and delirium in acute hospitals can exhibit verbal agitation, but there is no research on rate of occurrence or how ward staff manage such...

Practice question

28 November 2014

Nursing Older People


Around one in five older patients in acute hospitals has delirium (Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) 2005). Delirium is a clinical syndrome where the patient...

Experiences of the advanced nurse practitioner role in acute care

29 April 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

The aim of the service evaluation presented in this article was to explore the multidisciplinary team’s (MDT) experiences and perception of the advanced nurse...

Developing advanced nursing skills for frail older people

30 April 2014

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Improving hospital care for frail older people requires expertise, leadership and resources as these patients have multiple complex needs. One innovative solution to...