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Achieving dignity for older people with dementia in hospital

Achieving dignity for older people with dementia in hospital
Achieving dignity for older people with dementia in hospital
The quality of care for people with dementia in general hospital settings has attracted widespread concern. While organisation-wide strategies are needed to address many of the issues, the nursing role is critical to articulating and promoting good practice. This article focuses on promoting dignity for older people with dementia and offers a number of strategies to help individual nurses and nursing teams reflect on and promote good practice.
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42-47
Bridges, J
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Wilkinson, C
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Bridges, J
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Bridges, J and Wilkinson, C (2011) Achieving dignity for older people with dementia in hospital. Nursing Standard, 25 (29), 42-47. (doi:10.7748/ns2011.03.25.29.42.c8402). (PMID:21500689)

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Abstract

The quality of care for people with dementia in general hospital settings has attracted widespread concern. While organisation-wide strategies are needed to address many of the issues, the nursing role is critical to articulating and promoting good practice. This article focuses on promoting dignity for older people with dementia and offers a number of strategies to help individual nurses and nursing teams reflect on and promote good practice.

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Published date: 2011
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 360674
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/360674
ISSN: 0029-6570
PURE UUID: e5bae678-f9f3-4310-96d4-a9993b67de75
ORCID for J Bridges: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6776-736X

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Date deposited: 02 Jan 2014 16:06
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:31

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