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Meaningful activity in advanced dementia

02 September 2020

Nursing Older People

living with advanced dementia series: 3

This article is part of a series in Nursing Older People exploring the nursing care of people living with advanced dementia. When someone with advanced dementia can...

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...

Palliative and end of life care for people with advanced dementia

09 December 2020

Nursing Older People

living with advanced dementia series: 5

Despite growing understanding in recent years of the biological, psychological, social, environmental and spiritual aspects of dementia, people with advanced...

Introduction to living with advanced dementia series

01 April 2020

Nursing Older People

living with advanced dementia series

This is the introductory article in a six-part series in Nursing Older People exploring the nursing care of people living with advanced dementia. It discusses the...

Delivering personal care for people with advanced dementia

05 August 2020

Nursing Older People

living with advanced dementia series: 2

This is the second article in a six-part series in Nursing Older People exploring the nursing care of people living with advanced dementia. This article considers...

Changing needs in advanced dementia

20 May 2020

Nursing Older People

living with advanced dementia series: 1

This is the first article in a six-part series in Nursing Older People exploring the nursing care of people living with advanced dementia. This article discusses the...

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...