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Video case study: Comprehensive geriatric assessment in an acute setting

The first video case study in our two-part series on frailty illustrates the value of a...

Community matrons win Nursing Older People Award for innovative training programme

Two community matrons’ groundbreaking approach to training care home staff is significantly...

Advice for older people on staying healthy at home

A resource for nurses to offer patients who may be considered frail.

Transforming the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease in Cardiff

As the number of people with Parkinson's disease continues to rise, one team in Cardiff...

Under surveillance: how cameras improved a care home's practice ...

Filming vulnerable people in healthcare settings is controversial, but a Birmingham care...

Hospital Admiral Nurse service transforms dementia care

Nurse Pam Kehoe explains how a carer’s complaint about the lack of dementia support prompted...

Obituary: Dr John Adams

Dr John Adams, who has died aged 63 after a long illness, was one of the outstanding...

Meeting the demands of the UK's 'retirement capital'

Health Education England visit put the focus on delayed discharge in a popular seaside...

Improving dementia care in long-term settings

Six care homes have been taking part in RCN’s SPACE programme

Campaign fights for family access to dementia patients in hospital

Harrowing personal stories help illustrate the plight of patients denied visits

Supporting care home residents with hydration

An innovative toolkit is helping to ensure older people remain hydrated

Ward revamp boosts both patient care and nurse team

Ward manager Debbie Chown talks about her involvement with an award-winning project to...

Better ways to manage patient frailty

Caring for frail older people is the core business of acute hospitals - improve care for...

The challenges and rewards of nursing older people

June Andrews of the Dementia Services Development Trust on the unique qualities of older...

Television has the potential to enhance life in care homes

Care home televisions blaring all day long can be distressing, but research suggests TV is...

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