Key role for nurse specialists in Â£150 million dementia strategy
- editorial. // Australian Nursing Journal;Feb2009, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses various topics published within the issue including one on the status of nursing education following the Rudd Government's commitment to increase tertiary places and directly link funding to clinical placements and another on issues in aged care,
- A GRADUATE YEAR IN AGED CARE: THE ADVANTAGES. Tonuma, Maie; Nielsen, Christina // Australian Nursing Journal;Apr2001, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p33
Discusses the advantages offered by a graduate year in aged care nursing. Purpose of the graduate year; Specialty areas of the graduate year program; Work atmosphere in an aged care setting.
- the big step. Kemp, Bruce // Okanagan Life;Oct2011, p27
The article discusses on help provided by the Interior Health Authority (IHA) of British Columbia to the family where one suffered from dementia. It states that the patient was unable to take care of herself as she lost her vision due to macular degeneration. Further it states that the family...
- Developing LEADERS in dementia care. Brown, Angela; Brown, Roy; Crookes, Patrick // Australian Ageing Agenda;Jan/Feb2010, p35
The article focuses on the significance of developing the clinical leadership in dementia care in Australia. It cites the areas of leadership activities that have been initiated by the University of Wollongong's (UoW) School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health (SNMIH) and the Eastern...
- The great dementia research challenge. Easton, Stephen // Australian Ageing Agenda;May/Jun2011, p40
The article reports on the dementia research being done by the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRCs) in Australia since their inception in the year 2006, by the government of Australia. It is reported that, most of the research work being done in the DCRCs involves identifying the ways...
- Acute measures. Nethery, Ian // Australian Ageing Agenda;May/Jun2011, p46
The article offers information on the special aged care unit for aged people with dementia named, Nell Williams Unit (NWU), which has been designed and built by the Emergency Department (ED) of the Royal Hobart Hospital. As reported, the NWU has been built as the conventional ED's are for...
- A five-star environment boosts care. // Mental Health Practice;May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p7
The article reports that ward manager Deborah Thompson and Sharon Squires improved the physical environment of a dementia care ward at Nottinghamshire Healthcare National Health Service Trust. They used money from the charitable organisation the King's Fund to modernise and refurnish the ward....
- When the going gets tough... Sturdy, Deborah // Nursing Older People;Mar2009, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p13
The article presents the author's comments on the role of nursing in services for older people. The author says that improved focus on services for older people has resulted in role expansion in the specialty with nurse consultants and nurse specialists. According to the author, nurses will be...
- DEMENTIA CARE NEEDS NATIONAL STANDARDS. // Nursing Standard;10/6/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p9
National standards are needed to ensure all nurses who care for patients with dementia have had training in the condition, a leading nurse expert said last week.