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Developing the Senses Framework to support relationship-centred care for people with advanced dementia until the end of life in care homes
People with advanced dementia living in care homes can experience social death before their physical death. Social death occurs when a person is no longer recognised as being an active agent withinExpand
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Many from one: repurposing learning objects to meet discipline-specific needs
Interactive online learning materials designed as reusable Learning Objects (LOs) offer scope for use in different teaching and learning contexts and ease of repurposing to meet the specific needs ofExpand
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Initial development of the Symptom Screening in Pediatrics Tool (SSPedi)
BackgroundWe previously identified published scales for symptom assessment in pediatric cancer patients. The objectives of this study were to identify if any of these scales were suitable for use orExpand
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Fixing the broken image of care homes, could a 'care home innovation centre' be the answer?
The UK has many excellent care homes that provide high-quality care for their residents; however, across the care home sector, there is a significant need for improvement. Even though the majority ofExpand
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Participant outcomes and preferences in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials: The electronic Person-Specific Outcome Measure (ePSOM) development program
Current pharmacological interventions for Alzheimer's dementia delay symptom progression for about a year. Although the outcomes in earlier disease states may include changes in biomarkers, theExpand
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Relational care and co-operative endeavour – Reshaping dementia care through participatory secondary data analysis
Dementia is emerging from the shadows of societal exclusion and stigma. The engagement within society for people who are marginalised is co-constructed through the everyday practices that take placeExpand
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Lesson of the month: a psychiatric diagnosis overturned by a blood film.
In September 2010, a 55-year-old lady presented to her GP following a fortnight's holiday in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. She had taken antimalarial prophylaxis. On returning to the UK sheExpand
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What matters to people with memory problems, healthy volunteers and health and social care professionals in the context of developing treatment to prevent Alzheimer's dementia? A qualitative study
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is recognized as one of the greatest global public health challenges. There is increasing consensus that optimal disease modification using pharmaceuticals may best beExpand
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Living in the shadows of dementia care
Review: An inquiry into what organised difficult advance care planning conversations in a Scottish residential care home using institutional ethnography
In residential care homes, everyday actions and interactions are influenced and organised by external as well as internal policy and managerial procedures. Institutional ethnography seeks toExpand