Dementia & Continence

Understanding how to facilitate continence for people with dementia in acute hospital settings: raising awareness and improving care.

Continence Report Published

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.

NIHR Funded Research Projects

National Institute of Health Research is the NHS’s grant awarding body and has many different programmes of research.

Risk: Assessing, Enabling, Managing 

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.

Restrictive Practices Study

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.

Wandering the Wards

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.

Jill’s Story

This is Jill’s story about her experience with dementia.