Common difficulties experienced by older people

  title={Common difficulties experienced by older people},
  author={Khim Horton},
  journal={Nursing Older People},
  • Khim Horton
  • Published 10 July 2019
  • Education
  • Nursing Older People


The Abbey pain scale: a 1-minute numerical indicator for people with end-stage dementia.

The tool was developed with residents with end- or late-stage dementia who were unable to articulate their needs, identified by the registered nurses who knew them and showed that following pain-relief intervention the average pain score recorded using the scale fell by more than half.