Practice question

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...

Intergenerational

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...

Lonely

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...

Music

Practice question: music in care homes

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

cleaning teeth

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

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...

Practice question: When should I use one-to-one nursing for a patient with dementia or

A hospital admission can be bewildering for people with dementia or delirium. Staff can have...

Practice question: When do I need to consider requesting a Deprivation of Liberty

Situations often arise in care settings, particularly those that support older adults, when...

How can I comfort patients with dementia who are distressed?

What are twiddlemuffs is a question I have been asked many times in the months since we...

Practice question

Concordance concerns the ability of a person to take medication as prescribed. Whether the...

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