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Management of swallowing difficulties in people with advanced dementia

01 March 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Problems with eating and swallowing are recognised as features of advancing dementia and may be a sign that the person is entering the terminal phase of illness....

Dietary intake of people with dementia on acute hospital wards

30 October 2019

Nursing Older People

Service evaluation

The aim of this service evaluation was to understand the factors affecting meal provision on a dementia ward and assess whether meals-based dietary intake met...

A collaborative approach to health promotion in early stage dementia

08 May 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Dementia affects all aspects of a person’s life, including memory, functioning, emotions and social relationships. Dementia care is a national priority because of an...

Understanding quality of life and well-being for people living with advanced dementia

20 February 2019

Nursing Older People

research

Aim To investigate the quality of life (QoL) and well-being of people living with advanced dementia in care homes. Method A mixed-methods approach was taken...

Collaborative health promotion in middle and later stages of dementia

15 May 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Dementia is a progressive terminal condition affecting all aspects of a person’s functioning. People with dementia require sensitive communication approaches and...

Supporting the carers of people with dementia

04 January 2019

Nursing Standard

evidence and practice

Dementia is a progressive neurological syndrome. Because of its complexity and longevity, dementia can have a negative effect on the health of informal carers,...

Supporting the carers of people with dementia

17 December 2018

Nursing Standard

evidence and practice

Dementia is a progressive neurological syndrome. Because of its complexity and longevity, dementia can have a negative effect on the health of informal carers,...