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Chris Knifton

Teaching students to be knowledgeable and compassionate about dementia care

De Montfort University senior lecturer Chris Knifton on why dementia is an increasingly...

Stacey_McCann

Maximising independence for people living with dementia

Belong villages chief operating officer Stacey McCann on supporting residents to live the...

Paul Edwards, Dementia UK director of clinical services

Making a difference in older people's care can only happen if we work as a society, says...

Michelle Duffy

'Pulmonary rehabilitation gives people confidence to get on with their lives'...

Recently made a Queen’s Nurse by the Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland, community...

Carol Miller

‘I was inspired by how patients and families coped’

Nurse specialist Carol Miller on working with Parkinson’s disease patients

60 seconds with care home operations director Louise Barnett 

Have confidence in your abilities and know that every skill you acquire is valuable, says...

Barbara Lawson

‘As nurses, we are always learning and developing’

Barbara Lawson, care home manager of Kincaid House in Greenock, Scotland, explains her...

‘Think about the difference you’ve made to someone’s life’

Dementia nurse consultant Yvonne Manson on why bad days at work should always be considered...

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‘Be curious about people and always show compassion’

Research director Professor Tanya McCance on embedding person-centred care in practice...

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60 seconds with nursing home matron Sue Paxton

Don't be driven by others' expectations, listen to yourself and take the career path that...

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‘Treat each older person as an individual and always care with a smile’

Double award-winning falls coordinator Sharon Love explains why she feels so passionately...

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60 seconds with regional Admiral Nurse Zena Aldridge

Follow your heart, not the crowd, and if you are passionate about something pursue it, says...

My job: nurse consultant Karen Goudie

National clinical lead for older people at Healthcare Improvement Scotland Karen Goudie on...

My job: nursing professor of stroke care Professor Dame Caroline Watkins

The UK’s only nursing professor of stroke care explains why nurses in clinical practice are

Don’t be afraid to speak out – you’ll be more respected for it

If you don’t like the way a service is run say so, advises Michael Hurt, head of older...

Dawne Garrett: ‘I love complexity’

RCN professional lead for older people and dementia care Dawne Garrett on why care of older...

60 seconds with Dementia UK head of research Karen Harrison Dening

Actively seek a mentor to support your career development, don't wait to be asked, says...

‘The broader your experience, the better you become’

Director of health and well-being at the Royal Hospital Chelsea Deborah Sturdy on why older...

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