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Malnutrition and older people

Why unexpected weight loss in older people should not be ignored

Nurses need to debunk the myths about weight and appetite in older age

Stop blaming nurses for malnutrition in older people

Focus instead on the widespread myths in the community about healthy eating

Picture shows a child kissing an older Asian woman. This article is by academics conducting a research project on what can be learned from care of older people in different cultures.

Older people's care in the East and West: What can we learn from other cultures?

Nursing Older People readers are invited to comment on research findings

Community

Treatment pathways must take account of cultural beliefs

Clinical systems must reflect the diverse range of beliefs that people hold

ROS bone health exercise

How to exercise safely with osteoporosis

The Royal Osteoporosis Society has issued guidance on the advice nurses should give

Dementia choir

Why music can be a valuable tool for improving the lives of people with dementia

TV series with Line of Duty star helps to address the challenges of living with the condition

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How an enhanced care initiative has improved dementia services

Introduction of an enhanced nursing care team has reduced use of costly support staff

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

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
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Why you should speak up about your achievements

Ruth Oshikanlu wants to help BME nurses feel confident applying for the RCNi Nurse Awards

Why euthanasia has stunted palliative care's development in the animal world

Should the veterinary profession’s justification for euthanasia ever apply to human beings?

NHS CHC does not reflect the cultural needs of all people with dementia

We need to ensure people from BME backgrounds have equitable access to NHS Continuing...

The Care Certificate: a step in the right direction?

Care Certificate is a step on the right path for carer training, suggests report evaluation

Adapting overseas models of health and social care to the UK: what could work?

Providing help funded through long-term care insurance may be part of the answer

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