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Identifying abuse is a complex area

01 September 2008

Nursing Older People

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In the UK, we are still at an early stage in the development of the adult procedures. No Secrets (Department of Health 2000), the national guidance on policy, is...

Preventing abuse of older people

01 October 2010

Nursing Management


The author travelled to the United States on a Florence Nightingale Travel Scholarship to study the systems in place to respond to and prevent elder abuse. She...

Behind the scenes

01 May 2006

Nursing Older People

Email interview

Aileen Fraser has worked as a consultant nurse for older people and vulnerable adults since October 2003 in a post funded jointly by Bristol North Primary Care Trust...

Supporting patients in shared decision making in clinical practice

01 April 2015

Nursing Standard


This article defines shared decision making in patient care and describes the background to this philosophy. The shared decision making approach is part of a wider...

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01 October 2005

Nursing Older People

Gerontological care and practice

There is ‘no one size fits all’ solution to giving control to older people at the end of life. We need to move away from traditional homogenous and paternalistic...

Across cultures implementing the Evercare model

01 October 2005

Nursing Older People


In March 2003 the Department of Health (DH) invited the American Evercare organisation to work with nine primary care trusts (PCTs) across the country to contribute...

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01 December 2004

Nursing Older People


Implementation of the Community Care Act (2003) and associated reimbursement regulations has been hailed a success, and appears to have had a dramatic impact on the...