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Moving the agenda forward: a person-centred framework in long-term care.
BACKGROUND Internationally, the role of the registered nurse (RN) in long-term care (LTC) settings has evolved in response to the demands of governmental and organisational priorities. In starkExpand
Recommendations From the International Consortium on Professional Nursing Practice in Long-Term Care Homes.
In response to the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics' global agenda for clinical research and quality of care in long-term care homes (LTCHs), the International Consortium onExpand
Outcomes from the work of registered nurses working with older people in UK care homes.
  • H. Heath
  • Medicine
  • International journal of older people nursing
  • 1 June 2010
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES This research sought to illuminate the distinct contributions made by Registered Nurses (RNs) and Care Assistants (CAs) to outcomes for older people in UK (nursing) care homes andExpand
My Home Life: Quality of Life in Care Homes
This report is a result of a partnership between Help the Aged, the National Care Forum and the National Care Homes Research and Development Forum in collaboration with older people andExpand
Challenges and expectations of the Mental Capacity Act 2005: an interview-based study of community-based specialist nurses working in dementia care.
AIMS This study aimed to explore experiences of specialist community nurses providing information about the Mental Capacity Act and supporting people with dementia and carers. BACKGROUND The roleExpand
Health care professionals' perspectives of advance care planning for people with dementia living in long-term care settings: a narrative review of the literature.
  • H. Heath
  • Medicine
  • Nursing older people
  • 27 May 2016
This comprehensive synthesis of published literature from a team in Northern Ireland focused on the perspectives of healthcare professionals in relation to ACP for people with dementia living inExpand
The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer Blackburn Elizabeth and Epel Elissa The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier,
  • H. Heath
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 28 June 2017
Elizabeth Blackburn received a Nobel prize for discovering the molecular nature of telomeres (the ends of our chromosomes that serve as protective caps) and telomerase (the enzyme that maintainsExpand
Partnership works.
  • H. Heath
  • Medicine
  • Nursing older people
  • 2005
Frailty and its significance in older people's nursing.
  • H. Heath, L. Phair
  • Medicine
  • Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
  • 21 September 2011
The term frail is commonly used to describe older people, but reports on the care of older adults in hospital highlight that the clinical implications of frailty are not understood fully by allExpand
The concept of frailty and its significance in the consequences of care or neglect for older people: an analysis.
  • H. Heath, L. Phair
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of older people nursing
  • 1 June 2009
Older people, and particularly those of advanced age, become increasingly vulnerable to the consequences of abuse or neglect and, since the birth of specialist services for older people, researchersExpand
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