Therapeutic Lying in Dementia Care

In our #ebnjc blog series we have already celebrated children’s nursing; with blogs from Jayne Pentin, Kirsten Huby & Marcus Wootton, learning disability nursing; with blogs from Professor Ruth Northway, Jonathan Beebee & Amy Wixey, midwifery; with blogs from Louise Silverton CBE , Gina Novick & Lynsey Wilgaus, and adult nursing from Clare McVeigh, Professor Roger Watson, Professor […]

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Older People and Learning Disabilities

This December EBN has been sharing inspiring blogs from across all the fields of nursing and midwifery practice.  This week we are delighted to bring you three contributions from Learning Disability Nursing.  Today’s blog comes from Professor Ruth Northway on the topic of meeting the needs of older people with learning disabilities.  Remember to check out […]

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Living Well With Dementia in the 21st Century

On Tuesday 3rd November, 8pm – 9pm (GMT), EBN will be co-hosting a very special twitter-chat live from the International Dementia Conference taking place in Birmingham, England.  Click here for the conference programme and follow #dementiacare15 for live updates on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th November.   Our twitter-chat will be around the topic of […]

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Supporting Nursing in Care Homes

Today we are delighted to introduce our guest blogger Eileen Dunlop, Head of Human Resources and Training for Four Seasons Health Care in Northern Ireland. In today’s blog Eileen will discuss some of the challenges the independent sector is currently facing and the innovative approaches that she is driving forward in practice to address these. […]

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Infection Control in Care Homes

EBN are delighted to share their latest blog on the important topic of infection control in care homes.  This blog coincides with an innovative “Infection Prevention and Control CPD Link Day” which is taking place today, Thursday 17th September 2015, for care home staff in Northern Ireland with specialist input from Rose Gallagher, RCN UK National […]

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Assisted Dying – A Nurse’s Response

Today, Friday 11th September, the Second Reading of the Assisted Dying Bill will take place in the House of Commons.  If eventually passed, it will allow a terminally ill adult (prognosis less than 6 months) resident in England or Wales to be supplied with a lethal prescription to be self-administered under the supervision of ‘an attending […]

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Improving Quality of Life in Care Homes

Today’s guest blog comes from Sarah Penney @SarahPenney9 at Ulster University  @UlsterINHR on the day of the “Improving Quality of Life in Nursing and Residential Homes”.  To follow live updates from the event, follow #QCH on Twitter. As a student nurse I always enjoyed my care of older people placements and always felt I would eventually end up […]

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Words Matter in Dementia Care

EBN are excited to share Joanne Agnelli’s latest blog which focuses on the appropriate use of language in dementia care.  Joanne @JoanneAgnelli is a dementia services quality manager from Four Seasons Health Care.  This year she has presented her work at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference (Perth, Australia), The Alzheimer’s Show (London, England) and is […]

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Music Therapy in Dementia Care

  Lucy Frost @lucyjmarsters from Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust(BSUH) @BSUH_NHS will be leading this week’s EBN Twitter Chat (#ebnjc) on Wednesday 1st July between 8-9pm UK time focusing on music therapy in dementia care. Participating in the Twitter Chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one you can create an […]

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Palliative Care in Nursing Homes

Joanne Agnelli @JoanneAgnelli and her dementia services team from Four Seasons Health Care @FourSeasonsHCUK will be leading this week’s EBN Twitter Chat (#ebnjc) on Wednesday 3rd June between 8-9pm UK time focusing on optimising palliative and end-of-life care for people in nursing homes. Participating in the Twitter Chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already […]

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