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Attitude and Atopic Eczema in the Elderly

19Aug

Stereotypes

At all ages the personal experience of chronic atopic eczema can lead to passive pessimism, a mindset that may need taking into account if treatment is going to be successful. Atopic eczema in the elderly has the added challenge of … Continue reading

  

Repetitive Questions: Facing The Many Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

1Apr

When you are caring for someone with memory loss, the days all run together.  Indeed, it may often seem as though you are living in a remake of the movie Groundhog Day, where nothing ever changes. Life is like a … Continue reading

  

Behaviour that might challenge

22Oct

Behaviours that need special skills and understanding within the care home setting-Wandering The wandering resident needs specific understanding. The prevalence of wandering behaviour is difficult to assess but estimates suggest that it will occur in up to 25% of people … Continue reading

  

Investigation into neglect of elderly in hospitals

13Oct

An investigation by the Care Quality Commission has discovered that some elderly people are being deprived of basic care and compassion by NHS staff. 100 hospitals were inspected throughout the investigation and results show that while budget cuts and over … Continue reading