Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Using personalised music to enhance the well-being of people with dementia

Using personalised music to enhance the well-being of people with dementia

Listening to music can reduce symptoms such as agitation in people with dementia

Reflecting on professional self-disclosure and supportive relationships with foster carers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Professional self-disclosure and supportive relationships with foster carers

How approaches to self-disclosure changed during the shift to remote working during COVID-19

Supporting staff at a low secure mental health setting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting staff at a low secure mental health setting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn about some adaptations to practice adopted by a low secure mental health unit

Mental health service provision for single homeless people: findings from a freedom of information-based study

Mental health service provision for single homeless people

Findings from a freedom of information-based study

Exploring the effect of a therapy dog in a group for young people experiencing anxiety

Exploring the effect of a therapy dog in a group for young people experiencing anxiety

Enhancing nurses’ knowledge of the use of canine-assisted therapy in healthcare settings

Supporting young people who are leaving child and adolescent mental health services

Supporting young people who are leaving child and adolescent mental health services

Enhance your understanding of the benefits of personalised care planning

CPD articles

Compassionate care for people who self-harm: principles, tools and techniques

Compassionate care for people who self-harm: principles, tools and techniques

Learn about tools that can be used to provide compassionate care such as urge surfing

Restrictive interventions: understanding and reducing their use in mental health settings

Understanding and reducing use of restrictive interventions in mental health settings

Enhance your awareness of ethical issues and legal frameworks around such interventions

Using quality improvement to enhance mental healthcare

Using quality improvement to enhance mental healthcare

The methods, tools and techniques used in quality improvement with details of a case study

Implementing cultural safety to enhance the care of mental health service users

Implementing cultural safety to enhance the care of mental health service users

Increase your awareness and understanding of the concept of cultural safety

Supporting people who are experiencing domestic abuse

Mental health nurses have a vital role in identifying domestic abuse and safeguarding

Exploring the therapeutic relationship in nursing theory and practice

Exploring the therapeutic relationship in nursing theory and practice

In such relationships, nurses should demonstrate self-awareness, empathy and professionalism

Practice question

Severe mental illness: why is physical health monitoring so vital?

Physical health monitoring helps nurses identify key risk factors in service users

The relevance of practitioners providing trauma-informed care for rough sleepers

The symptoms of PTSD for rough sleepers and adopting a trauma-informed approach to care

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