Practice question


How can advance care planning improve end of life care for nursing home residents?

How PEACE planning can guide nursing home staff and community nursing teams

How can critical thinking make me a better nurse?

Critical thinking can help nurses provide excellent care and improve patient well-being

How you can support an older patient experiencing anxiety and depression

How would I recognise if someone with dementia was experiencing anxiety or depression and...

How do I care for a person with a stoma and dementia?

Living with dementia and a stoma

A nurse discusses a care plan with an older woman

How can I provide person-centred care for older people living with frailty?

Frailty is not an inevitable part of ageing and personalised care can help manage the...

How do I improve delirium care for older surgical patients?

A serious condition with poor outcomes, delirium is best prevented by early identification...

Could using simulated practice with registered nurses improve the delivery of physical...

How you can improve the outcomes for older people in clinical settings by integrating...


Practice question: How can we help older people in our care home stay connected with...

Joint activities such as art, sewing, knitting, cooking or growing plants help relationships...

How can I identify older people who may be frail?

Frailty is not an inevitable part of ageing, yet it is more common in older people.

How can I make activity for residents meaningful in my care home?

Activities are not always seen as integral in a person's overall care and are often arranged...

How can I help older people in hospital get home sooner and prevent deconditioning?

What staff can do to help patients get home quicker and prevent deconditioning

Practice question: how can I raise the subject of advance care planning?

How can I broach the subject of advance care planning with families, when the person with...

What approach should I take if I think an older person is lonely?

Nurses need the knowledge and skills to identify older people who are lonely so they can...

Practice question: music in care homes

How can I set up a musical group for residents in my care home?

Why is oral hygiene important to older people’s health?

Research shows poor oral health in older people can cause a range of health problems

Advance care planning

Advance care planning

Practice question: How can I involve carers and families in the care of their loved

Relatives and informal carers experience difficulties when seeking to engage and collaborate...

Practice question: How can I care for older people in a more human way?

We all want to provide efficient and effective care for older people, but sometimes we focus...