Tag Archives: Elderly Care

An Uncertain Age: Reconsidering Long-Term Care (KPMG)

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013]. Summary This KPMG International report, commissioned by the Lien Foundation, is an attempt to prompt and inform … Continue reading

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The Heart of Care: Dignity in Action: A Guide to Person-Centred Compassionate Elder Care

Summary Amanda Waring has written a book which has particular relevance given the current debates about how to re-introduce greater dignity and compassion into the day-to-day working of both the NHS and other organisations involved in the provision of health … Continue reading

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Emergency Bed Use: What the Numbers Tell Us (King’s Fund Data Briefing)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This briefing explains the importance of considering bed use for emergency admissions. It outlines progress in reducing bed use, and … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, For Doctors (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), King's Fund, National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Statistics, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment