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One Hour of Social Interaction Per Week Improves Dementia Care (NIHR / NHS Choices / PLoS Medicine)

Summary NIHR-funded research indicates that a modest amount of social interaction improves quality of life for people with dementia living in care homes. Agitation and aggression were reduced by these cost-effective means, and the quality of life in people with … Continue reading

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Behaviour and Pain in People With Dementia Admitted to Acute Hospitals (Alzheimer’s Society / BMC Geriatrics / PAIN® / QMM)

Summary Research into pain in 230 people with dementia at two hospitals, conducted by University College London, indicates that the occurrence of pain experienced in hospitals may be significantly under-reported. This observational study found around two-thirds (57%) of people with … Continue reading

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Dementia Care in Hospitals (RCN Development Programme / University of Worcester)

Summary The Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester, in collaboration with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), has published a report on the programme about the role of nurses in dementia care. It investigates the need to … Continue reading

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End of Life Care for People With Dementia Living in Care Homes (SCIE Research Briefing 40)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) research briefing examines the care provided in care homes to people with dementia … Continue reading

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End of Life Care for People With Dementia Living in Care Homes (SCIE, At a Glance No.59)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) “At a glance” briefing summarises findings from the Research Briefing No. 40: “End … Continue reading

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