Forget research incentives and get to know older people instead
Recruitment for a study was fun once Lillian Jones stopped thinking about it
07 Jun 2017
‘I have Alzheimer’s and I have a voice’
A scheme devised by and for people living with dementia is enabling them to share their...
12 May 2017
Anguish and guilt at outliving adult children
Successful management of long-term conditions may mean more older people facing the cruel...
09 May 2017
Being research-savvy in acute care settings
In an often complicated system, nurses need to know what evidence can be trusted to improve...
03 Apr 2017
There are many ways of helping when death approaches
This year’s Dying Matters Awareness Week challenges the public to think about how they can...
31 Mar 2017
Writing can seriously improve your well-being
A project to place artists in care homes is helping older people free their creative spirits.
07 Mar 2017
Correct use of inhalers is our responsibility
The UK Inhaler Group has issued a set of standards for healthcare professionals advising on...
07 Mar 2017
Older people with HIV enter uncharted territory
Health and social care providers need training to meet the needs of over 50s with HIV.
07 Feb 2017
Why we need music in care homes
How music therapy encourages people with dementia to engage with their environment.
06 Feb 2017
Value of many small big ideas
Enhanced health in care home vanguards are producing positive results.
16 Jan 2017
John’s Campaign can make hospitals more dementia friendly
Open visiting for carers of people with dementia in hospital is proving popular.
09 Nov 2016
If you know a lonely older person, try tea and empathy
Contact the Elderly has devised an innovative way to bring together isolated older people...
07 Nov 2016
When education is not enough: turning the tide on staff shortages in older people’s...
Education needs to be matched with dynamic career pathways that attract professionals to the...
28 Oct 2016
Sleepwalking into crisis
Nursing shortages and the financial challenges facing the NHS are putting the future of...
18 Oct 2016
Reducing health inequalities for older LGBTQ+ people
Older LGBTQ+ people have low expectations of health and social care as they age, and fears...
11 Oct 2016
Best possible care for prisoners at the end of life
A team at HM Prison Norwich have received a prestigious award for high quality palliative...
11 Oct 2016
A storm is coming: are we prepared?
Why the public must be involved in developing a new model of social care
10 Oct 2016
Jane Bates: Nurses' vital role in changing attitudes towards people with dementia
Greater acceptance of older people with dementia is helping families to cope, says Jane...
20 Sep 2016