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Elderly Treated as Objects by Hospital Staff (NAPC GP Bulletin / Cardiff University)

Summary Research conducted on NHS wards concludes that hospital staff are sometimes unaware of how they “ignore vulnerable elderly patients, patronise them and treat them as objects”. The researchers, from Cardiff University, have made a training video called “Dignity: A Tale of … Continue reading

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Commission on Improving Care in Dignity for Older People: Royal College of Physicians Consultation Response

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary This report represents Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) response to the Dignity in Care consultation. The Commission on Improving Dignity … Continue reading

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Role of Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) in Promoting Person-Centred Dementia Care

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT) Volume 1 Issue 8 March 2011]. Abstract An in-depth observational study of healthcare assistants (HCAs) in dementia wards has been commissioned to identify any workforce issues. This research … Continue reading

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