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The unmet palliative care needs of those dying with dementia
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2015-03)
An estimated 33.9 million people are living with dementia worldwide. The overall estimated median survival time from onset of dementia to death is 4.1 years for men and 4.6 years for women, with longer survival times in ...
A concept analysis of autonomy for older people in residential care
Aims and Objectives: To undertake a concept analysis of residential autonomy in order to identify its attributes. To reveal the antecedents and consequences of autonomy for older people in residential care and thus enable ...
Healthcare staffs' experiences and perceptions of caring for people with dementia in the acute setting: qualitative evidence synthesis
Background: Dementia is a global issue, with increasing prevalence rates impacting on health services internationally. People with dementia are frequently admitted to hospital, an environment that may not be suited to ...
Evaluation of the Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
(Health Service Executive, 2012)
[no abstract available]
Factors affecting the acceptability of social robots by older adults including people with dementia or cognitive impairment: A literature review
(Springer Verlag, 2018-03-01)
Social robots are being developed to support care given to older adults (OA), people with dementia (PWD) and OA with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by facilitating their independence and well-being. The successful deployment ...
Weight Care Project: Health professionals' attitudes and ability to assess body weight status - Study protocol
(BioMed Central, 2011-03)
Background Health professionals working in primary care and public health have opportunities to address body weight status issues with their patients through face-to-face contact. The objectives of this all-Ireland project ...
A concept analysis of empowerment in chronic illness from the perspective of the nurse and the client living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Aims. To explicate a model of empowerment appropriate to clients living with a chronic illness, in particular chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Background. Empowerment is a concept central to nursing practice and ...
Developing a structured education programme for clients with COPD
(Mark Allen Healthcare, 2011-05-01)
This article describes the development of a Structured Education Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme (SEPRP), for the PRINCE (Pulmonary Rehabilitation In Nurse-led Community Environments) study. This process involved a ...
Providing care for a person with late-stage dementia at home: What are carers' experiences?
(SAGE Publications, 2018-05-10)
Background It is widely reported that carers who provide care for a family member with dementia endure physical and psychological burdens. Not only do they fulfil an important role for the person with dementia but also ...
Advanced practice nursing: A concept analysis
A variety of terms are used to describe advanced practice nursing roles internationally. This has resulted in confusion in terminology around these roles. The aim of this concept analysis was to clarify what is meant by ...