Non-Pharmacological Approaches for Alleviating Distress in Dementia Care

Gary Mitchell, Dementia Care Advisor and Joanne Agnelli, Dementia Services Quality Manager for Four Seasons Health Care,  will be leading the next ENB TWITTER chat on Wednesday 21st January 8-9pm UK time, and will focus on non-pharmacological approaches for alleviating distress in dementia care. In order to participate in the EBN twitter chat, if you do not […]

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‘Our National Shame’ Older people and loneliness ‘ by Nova Corcoran, University of South Wales, (@NovaCorks); Calvin Moorley London South Bank University (@CalvinMoorley)

The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP in a speech in 2013 referred to loneliness in the UK as ‘our national shame’ highlighting the millions of people who are part of the ‘boarder problem of loneliness that in our busy lives we have utterly failed to confront’ (DOH/Hunt 2013). Loneliness is not just something we feel […]

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Raising concerns ‘speaking up’ a student nurse perspective by Andrew Catherall Twitter @AndrewCatherall

It is really tough being a student nurse, I am sure that goes without saying most of you reading will either be student nurses or have at least been in the recent past but I think as we spend more time in the clinical or work environment the more we forget the anxiety of the […]

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Recognising the care needs of older gay and lesbian people. By Calvin R Moorley Twitter @CalvinMoorley

  I lead a course on later life and health promotion; one of the topics covered was the care needs of older gay and lesbian people. We had an external speaker for part of the lecture who shared his experience as an older gay man when his partner was in hospital. At the end of […]

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