Understanding how to facilitate continence for people with dementia in acute hospital settings: raising awareness and improving care.
Our latest report carried out by Professor Katie Featherstone and Dr Andy Northcott, and a wider interdisciplinary team presents the findings of our latest new ethnographic research, Understanding how to facilitate continence for people with dementia in acute hospital setting.
National Institute of Health Research is the NHS’s grant awarding body and has many different programmes of research.
Risk is part of all our lives and we often don’t think about it much of the time. For the person living with dementia risk becomes something to manage and not eliminate.
Understanding the everyday use of restrictive practices in the care of people living with dementia during a hospital admission: reducing inappropriate use, identifying good practice and alternative approaches to reduce risk and improve care.
Published November 2020 as part of the Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology series, Wandering the wards and is an open access publication available free to download.
This is Jill’s story about her experience with dementia.
This is Lorraine’s story about her experience with dementia.
This is Janet and David’s story about their experience with dementia.
This is Jackie and George’s story about their experience with dementia.