Tag Archives: Patient Information Factsheet

Three Patient Information Leaflets from Parkinson’s UK (Parkinson’s UK)

Summary Three further briefings, tailored specifically to the information needs of patients, families and carers, have been produced by the charity Parkinson’s UK. Mild Memory Problems This briefing offers insights into the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment and offers practical … Continue reading

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Perspectives On Ageing With Dementia (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Summary This Joseph Rowntree Foundation Perspectives paper explores the formation, development, benefits and challenges of the Scottish Dementia Working Group (SDWG). The views and experiences of people living with dementia are explored. Challenges faced by people living with dementia and … Continue reading

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Understanding and Respecting Persons with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society Factsheet)

Summary This Patient Information factsheet has been prepared by the Alzheimer’s Society to give practical and supportive advice on maintaining dignity to nursing staff, carers and/or relatives looking after people with dementia. Here is an example passage: “Tips: maintaining respect … Continue reading

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Hallucinations in People with Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society Factsheet)

Summary This Patient Information factsheet, produced by the Alzheimer’s Society, is written with a view to giving practical advice to nursing staff, carers and/or relatives supporting people experiencing hallucinations. Here is a brief sample quotation: “Where you suspect real hallucinations, … Continue reading

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