Tag Archives: Best Practice for Older People in Acute Care Settings

Knowledge for Commissioning: Prospectus for Clinical Commissioning Groups (NHS LKS)

Summary This brief prospectus explains the many benefits of the services which NHS Library and Knowledge Services (LKS) can offer to commissioners. Full Text Link Reference Cooke, R. Roddham, M. Skinner, B. [and] Turner, J. (2013). Knowledge for commissioning: prospectus … Continue reading

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Examples of Supportive Design for People with Dementia (King’s Fund)

Summary Twenty six Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) projects have now been completed in 23 NHS acute, community and mental health hospitals in England. The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) Programme (2009-2012) involved exploring ways to improve the … Continue reading

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Updated List of Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) and Dementia Care Projects Completed (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The King’s Fund has created a list of the organisations which have participated in their Enhancing the Healing … Continue reading

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Hospital Best Practice Examples: Care of People with Dementia in Hospital Settings (RCN)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) guide “Commitment to the care of people with dementia in general … Continue reading

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Elements of Care for Patients with a Diagnosis of Dementia (York Health Economics Consortium)

Summary This rapid review, dated 2009, examined systematic reviews, guidelines, primary studies and cost-effectiveness analyses for evidence concerning interventions for patients in acute care suffering from dementia. This horizon scanning study was performed at the very early stages, and before … Continue reading

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Let’s Respect Resources (National Mental Health Development Unit)

Summary This NMHDU web page collates a collection of evidence-based best practice statements which have been made available a resource “for nurses who work with older people all or some of the time in general, acute services”. The purpose of these resources is to support … Continue reading

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