Tag: Medical care
Delirium prevention should be key to a person-centred approach and central to our work with people with dementia, says Claire Biernacki. She explains its causes and predisposing factors, the types of delirium and how it can be managed
Vol 24 No 6 Pages 28-31
Dementia UK and Hospice UK have teamed up to launch a Community of Practice on end of life care in dementia and are inviting new members to join. Karen Harrison Dening explains why the group was deemed necessary.
Vol 24 No 3 Pages 16-17
Ruchi Bhalla, Vikas Bhalla and Sujoy Mukherrjee report on an audit into ‘as required’ psychotropic medication in an NHS facility
Vol 22 No 1 January/February 2014 Pages 16-17
Daniel Harwood reports on a project carried out by the Isle of Wight NHS Trust Memory Service to improve the prescribing and monitoring of antipsychotic medication among people with dementia
Vol 21 No 6 November/December 2013 Pages 22-24
Philip Thomas, Elizabeth Ward and Daryl Leung describe the wide range of interventions to drastically improve care for people with dementia at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton – and look in detail to explain what good care means in six real-life case studies
Vol 21 No 5 Pages 20-22
Anna Waugh, Glenn Marland, Margaret Brown, Jenny Henderson, Barbara Sharp, Pauline Banks and Joanne Oliver report on the success of the Dementia Champions programme in Scotland
Vol 21 No 5 Pages 16-19
Daniel Harwood explains how certain medications prescribed for older people are especially likely to cause troubling side effects for people with dementia
Vol 21 No 4 Page 23-25
Amanda Thompsell and Nicola Easton set out the case for using pain assessment tools regularly when caring for people with dementia.
Author/s: Amanda Thompsell and Nicola EastonVol: 20, Issue: 2, pp24-25
Richard Ward, Sarah Campbell, Pam Kehoe, Alpa Raja, Phil Hardman and Douglas Inchbold explain the work and the outcomes of the Manchester Supporting Health Dementia Programme.
Author/s: Richard Ward, Sarah Campbell, Pam Kehoe, Alpa Raja, Phil Hardman, Douglas InchboldVol: 19, Issue: 2, pp26-28
In the fourth of this series on the brain and dementia care, Elizabeth Milwain describes the changes to memory functions dementia often brings.Author/s: Elizabeth MilwainVol: 18, Issue: 3, pp7 (25-31)