Patients living with dementia are often considered a ‘high risk’ despite being able to care for themselves.
All too often, and usually with the best intentions, nurses say they will be back soon.
A patient’s and visitor perspective of ‘everyday’ ward life.
Here we see an obviously distress woman whose body language is communicating her need to go to the toilet.
Doing the ‘pad round’ is inappropriate at the best of times. Even more so when the staff don’t engage with the patient.
This short film portrays a scene where a nurse is more focussed on medication.
This short video shows how inappropriate clothing can impact on an individual’s dignity and right to personhood.
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.