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Pain and Disruptive Behaviour in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary Nursing home residents with dementia sometimes express pain through disruptive behaviour when they are unable to communicate their pain appropriately. This study investigated the effect of pain on disruptive behaviour in nursing home residents with dementia, by means of … Continue reading

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National End of Life Care Programme Newsletter: Issue 46, June 2012 (NEoLCP)

Summary Topics covered in this newsletter include: Focus on dignity. The National Dignity Council’s 10-point Dignity Challenge. The ABCD of dignity care: Attitude, Behaviour, Compassion, Dialogue. A West Sussex project into the spiritual needs at the end of life. Two … Continue reading

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Discontinuation of Antidepressants in People with Dementia and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (DESEP Study) (BMJ)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary Roughly 80% of nursing home residents have dementia in Norway. 90% have neuropsychiatric symptoms. Roughly 40% of residents in Norwegian … Continue reading

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Behavioural Problems in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: a Care Programme

Abstract The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a new care programme for managing behavioural problems, based on Dutch national guidelines, are discussed and evaluated. The care programme  consists of four steps: detection, analysis, treatment and evaluation. Fourteen dementia special care units are … Continue reading

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