Results: 20

For: residential care

Improving health related quality of life for people with dementia in care homes


Hilary Shepherd writes her debut blog on a new paper from the WHELD cluster RCT, which looks at the impact of antipsychotic review and psychosocial intervention on health-related quality of life in people with dementia living in care homes.

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Psychodynamic programmes for personality disorders: residential versus community treatment


Keir Harding explores a recent study of community-based, step-down, and residential specialist psychodynamic programmes for personality disorders, which includes some surprising findings.

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What is happening to the quality of care in care homes during times of austerity?

Nursing home care

Mike Clark looks at a study of 12 different nursing homes on how quality of care is affected by financial cutbacks.

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Long-term care placement for people with dementia

Mother and son

Clarissa Giebel reports on a systematic review and meta-analysis of factors predicting care placement of dementia sufferers into long-term care facilities.

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Impact of functional alterations on quality of life in Alzheimer disease

An older woman out shopping

Clarissa Giebel analyses a qualitative study of how functional alterations impact quality of life in Alzheimer disease.

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Independent living: what matters most to very old people?

Older people with learning disabilities need opportunities to speak for themselves

Jill Manthorpe reports on an Australian qualitative study on what independent living means to very old people.

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Continuity of relationships can help older adults cope with care transition

Older woman

Jill Manthorpe reports an updated NIHR-funded literature review of how we can improve older adults’ experiences of care transition.

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