Tag Archive: quality of life

Pressure Care and Incontinence Associated Dermatitis

NICE (2018) reports that pressure ulcers are caused when an area of skin and the tissues below are damaged as… View Article

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Supporting breathlessness in people at the end of life

Becoming out of breath can be normal.  It is how the body responds to requiring more oxygen, for example, when… View Article

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Meaning and Purpose for People Living with Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Society, dementia not only steals memories and fosters depression and anxiety; it also robs individuals of… View Article

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Dementia Care and Person Centred Care Records

In the past I had a resident who had been a milk farmer in his earlier years, where he would… View Article

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Skin Health and Pressure Damage in Care Homes

The largest organ in the body… Skin accounts for 15% of a person’s overall body weight. The skin’s three layers,… View Article

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Pain Management in Elderly Care

A study by Help the Aged in 2008 identified that “Older people are more likely to experience pain, less likely to… View Article

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Catheterisation in Care Homes

Managing continence is one of the fundamental aspects of providing high quality nursing care. Maintaining a person’s continence needs can… View Article

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