Stay put please!

Patients living with dementia are often considered a ‘high risk’ despite being able to care for themselves.

I’ll be back

All too often, and usually with the best intentions, nurses say they will be back soon.

Missed signal

Here we see an obviously distress woman whose body language is communicating her need to go to the toilet.

It’s all about the pad

Doing the ‘pad round’ is inappropriate at the best of times. Even more so when the staff don’t engage with the patient.

No privacy

This short film portrays a scene where a nurse is more focussed on medication.

You are what you wear

This short video shows how inappropriate clothing can impact on an individual’s dignity and right to personhood.

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.