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Listening to music

Audio players project helps stimulate people with dementia

People with dementia are using simple music players to access audiobooks and radio/TV

Care home student placements

Boosting students' learning experiences in care homes

Collaborative working has enhanced the learning experience

Nurses should encourage people to talk about dying

Demystify palliative care and advance care planning by helping patients to talk about death

Older person

Malnutrition in the community: what you can do to support older people

Why it’s vital nurses recognise risk factors and challenge myths about weight loss and ageing

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Where could an RCNi Nurse Awards nomination take your project?

Commitment to Carers award nominees have helped tackle crucial issues for unpaid carers

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How can we ease the burden of shopping for older people?

A new board game helps nurses engage with the challenges of shopping for older people

Expert advice

Matt Griffiths

Medicines management: How can we prevent older people from taking too many medicines?

Extending consultation times could enable practitioners to explore medication usage in more...

Editorial

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Nominate your colleague

A chance for ‘ordinary’ nurses to share, inspire and win recognition for their...

Nominate yourself or a colleague for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards and help celebrate...

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High-achieving nurse can inspire others

The RCNi Nurse Awards ceremony is a showcase of talent and achievement that live on beyond...

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Praising the outstanding nursing talent

What the newly-launched RCNi frailty resource (in conjunction with RCN Older people's forum...

TugOfWar

We need a new culture of care for older people

As the population ages, we need to end the tug of war between funding and innovation.

Jeremy Hunt

Survey reiterates the morale mantra, but Hunt still not listening

A new survey by Nursing Standard and the Sunday Mirror newspaper reinforces the obvious...

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End of life care

Nurses need access to high-quality education in end of life care

A new skills framework to improve end of life care is welcome, but practitioners must be...

Your views

grey skin visible through breaks in young skin

Bravo to author of article about ageism and its implications for nursing practice

Nursing student is a role model of inclusive attitudes and behaviours

Readers panel: Are smartphone consultations a threat to traditional GP services?

A 24-hour service offering GP consultations via video link or smartphones has been launched...

Music therapy

Music to your ears in therapy

Alternative therapies, such as music therapy, could reduce the need for psychotropic drug...

Zika3

Risk prevention key in tackling Zika virus

Professor Viroj Wiwanitkit writes to Nursing Older People

Reviews

Cover: Advance Care Planning in End of Life, 2nd ed

Book review: Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Consultant nurse for older people Nicky Hayes reviews this publication on end of life care

Somebody I used to Know book cover

Book review: Somebody I used to know

Admiral Nurse Wendy Mountford reviews Wendy Mitchell’s dementia memoir

Book review: The Handbook of Person-Centred Therapy and Mental Health

Director of quality, nursing and patient safety, Jonathan Webster reviews The Handbook of...

Book review: Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

PhD candidate Karen Rennie reviews Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing: A Person-Centred Guide for...

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Book review: Spirituality in Hospice Care

Drawing on research and philosophical literature, this book explores spirituality in...

Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

Book review: Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

A timely book on social research methods for people with dementia

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