Tag Archives: Dementia

Acute Care Toolkit: Improving Care for Frail Older People (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the third in a series of acute care toolkits. It recommends procedures for the initial assessment on admission, and later Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments (CGAs), as ways to improve the care of frail older patients. The toolkit has … Continue reading

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Dementia (NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries)

Summary This Clinical Knowledge Summaries (CKS) topic supports the National Dementia Strategy and the policy on prescribing antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia. This CKS topic is based on the guideline on dementia published by the National Institute for Health … Continue reading

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Nurse Education: Study Day on Dementia 2nd December 2010

A free dementia study day for registered nurses and AHPs will be held on Thursday December 2nd 2010, between 9am and 4.30pm at the Wolverhampton Medical Institute, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton. The content will cover the types of dementia, their … Continue reading

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