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Person-centred care: experiences of older people with dementia

18 October 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Aim To explore the views, perceptions and experiences of older people with dementia of person-centred care, and how these might affect practice. Method This was a...

Healthcare-associated infections: the value of patient isolation

08 October 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article focuses on information about reducing or preventing the transmission of infection from patients with known, suspected or high risk of developing a...

Risk of suicide in patients with dementia: a case study

13 November 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Evidence indicates that the risk of attempted suicide is a significant issue among people with dementia, however there is a lack of information to guide professional...

Back to school

01 July 1991

Paediatric Nursing


In the new curriculum for the RSCN course at the Humberside College of Health, students spend 12 weeks in the community. Unit 1, lasting for six weeks, looks at the...


01 October 1991

Paediatric Nursing

Special needs

The Portage home teaching scheme was started in Portage, Wisconsin in 1969, by the Shearers and their colleagues (1 ). It was introduced to Winchester, England in...