Jill Manthorpe reports an updated NIHR-funded literature review of how we can improve older adults’ experiences of care transition.[read the full story...]
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Jo Moriarty summarises an Australian study which visualises conversations between care home staff and residents with dementia.[read the full story...]
Sarah Carr takes a look at a new NICE Guideline on person-centred, integrated social care support for older people with multiple long-term conditions.[read the full story...]
Jill Manthorpe discusses a case study on how the emotional and moral labour of care workers operates in residential settings.[read the full story...]
Jill Manthorpe discusses a ‘gold standard’ RCT study on occupational therapy for stroke survivors in UK care homes and the implications of the findings.[read the full story...]
What are the experiences of families who are supporting their adult sons and daughters with learning disabilities to move on to their own homes?
Here, Mandy Johnson looks at a study, which sets out to answer that question.[read the full story...]
For some people with learning disabilities, difficulties in eating and swallowing mean that enteral tubes are used to consume food and sometimes to take medication.
Here, Fawn Harrad looks at a Belgian study in which researchers observed whether staff in residential settings were following guidelines in the use of enteral feeding tubes to administer medications.[read the full story...]
In this blog, Jill Manthorpe finds out how a ‘cultural gerontology’ study into dementia and dress can help with good practice in residential and nursing homes.[read the full story...]
How to balance the need to discharge a duty of care with the need to promote and support autonomy is a key question for those involved in supporting people with learning disabilities.
Here, Victoria Smillie looks at a qualitative study that used in depth interviewing of a small sample of supported people and paid supporters to identify and further explore these challenges.[read the full story...]
Clarissa Giebel interrogates a systematic review on quality of life measures for people living in care homes and discovers what’s best for people with dementia as well as those without.[read the full story...]