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Measuring levels of burnout among care workers

07 October 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

Aim To investigate whether staff caring for people with learning and communication disabilities experience feelings of emotional exhaustion or lack of achievement or...

Enabling people to give feedback about their health care

05 October 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes a systematic review of approaches to measuring the satisfaction of people with learning disabilities with their health care. Methods to enable...

An overview of communication, movement and perception difficulties after stroke

30 May 2014

Nursing Older People

CPD

For many people who have had a stroke, weakness or paralysis on one side - hemiparesis or hemiplegia - is the most obvious symptom. However, brain damage, including...

Assessing and managing communication needs in people with serious mental illness

25 June 2018

Nursing Standard

Mental health

Effective communication is essential to maintain mental health and resilience. Communication can be challenging for people who experience serious mental illness...

Barriers to effective nurse-patient communication in the emergency department

14 April 2020

Emergency Nurse

research

Background It has been identified that ineffective nurse-patient communication in the emergency department (ED) can lead to frustration, mistrust and inadequate pain...

Recognising elderspeak and how to avoid its use with older people

16 July 2020

Mental Health Practice

communication

Despite the widely recognised importance of effective communication, negative forms of communication can arise between caregivers and patients, leading to barriers...