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Uni experts aim to cut the costs of pressure ulcers

Photo: Male nurse and a patient [08/01/2016] Pressure ulcers – resulting from factors such as immobility by elderly patients and residents in hospitals and care homes – can have serious medical consequences, requiring plastic surgery in extreme cases. Also, they pile huge extra costs on the healthcare system. Now research by University of Huddersfield experts has led to a call for nationwide improvements in education.Uni experts aim to cut the costs of pressure ulcers - Read more

Research advances definition of person-centered care for older adults

Graphic: Definition of person-centered care [16/12/2015] Putting people at the center of their own health care may seem intuitive, but it is an approach that is not widely practiced in the medical community. An interprofessional panel of eldercare experts released findings from a research project to better define 'person-centered care' and its key elements. Research advances definition of person-centered care for older adults - Read more

Informal caregivers need a coach

Photo: Elderly woman and informal caregiver [09/12/2015] A Swiss National Science Foundation study has found that informal caregivers should be recognized as competent partners and provided support in using their skills, for instance via a contact desk also available at nights and weekends.Informal caregivers need a coach - Read more

Hospital-to-home transitions can stress out family caregivers

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Photo: child with mouthguard [02/12/2015] Bringing acutely ill children home from the hospital can overwhelm family caregivers and affect a child's recovery and long-term health, according to research in the journal Pediatrics.Hospital-to-home transitions can stress out family caregivers - Read more

Launching project to teach Tai Chi to people with dementia

Photo: Elderly man doing Tai Chi [23/11/2015] A Bournemouth University researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to launch a health and wellbeing project for people with dementia. Dr Samuel Nyman, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, has been awarded a Career Development Fellowship by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).Launching project to teach Tai Chi to people with dementia - Read more

Everyday activities empower young people in foster care

Photo: Girl with a dog on her arms [04/11/2015] Simply going shopping, playing in the park or reading are the kind of everyday activities that give young people in care a better sense of value and well-being. That's the finding of a new study from the University of Leicester into the participation experiences of young people growing up in foster care.Everyday activities empower young people in foster care - Read more

Carers at home: You are not alone!

[16/10/2015] Caring for a beloved person at home is a challenge for many caregiving relatives. However, they are not alone. There is support for them. Experts at REHACARE tell us what this help can look like.Carers at home: You are not alone! - Read more

Guide on hospital transfers for nursing home residents and their families

Photo: Elderly woman and caregiver [14/10/2015] The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) recently received a $50,000 Engagement Award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for a program to widely disseminate an evidence-based decision guide they've developed for nursing home residents and their families titled "Go to the Hospital or Stay Here? A Decision Guide for Patients and Families."Guide on hospital transfers for nursing home residents and their families - Read more

 
 

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