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Dementia: definitions and types

13 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article is the first in a series of articles on dementia and is intended as an introduction to the condition, discussing how it is defined and the different...

Diagnosis and support for younger people with dementia

22 July 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

There is a lack of recognition by staff working in healthcare and social services that people under the age of 65 can develop dementia, according to families...

Brain function, disease and dementia

27 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Dementia is a consequence of brain disease. This article, the second in this series on dementia, discusses normal brain function and how certain functions are...

Medicines management for people with dementia

22 February 2019

Nursing Standard

CPD

Dementia care has evolved over the years, with a rise in person-centred non-pharmacological interventions such as reminiscence therapy, reality orientation and...

Medicines management for people with dementia

03 December 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Dementia care has evolved over the years, with a rise in person-centred non-pharmacological interventions such as reminiscence therapy, reality orientation and...

Using music interventions in the care of people with dementia

19 May 2020

Nursing Standard

mental health

The therapeutic properties of music have been recognised since antiquity. In recent years, there has been a growing evidence base to support claims about the...

Supporting people with dementia who mobilise excessively around and outside of the home

15 July 2020

Primary Health Care

Dementia

Family carers of people with dementia often report that the person they care for appears to ‘wander’ around or wants to leave the home. Community nurses are in an...

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,...