News tagged with care home
Alternative therapies for dementia patients need to be researched and applied more consistently if they are to help care organisations improve the well-being of patients and reduce the number of antipsychotic drugs prescribed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Nurses have an obligation to disclose an error when one occurs. While errors should be avoided as much as possible, the reality is the health care delivery system is not and will never be perfect; errors and adverse events ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Years after Jacques Roy started filing paperwork that would have made his practice the busiest Medicare provider in the U.S., authorities say they've found most of his work was a lie.
Health Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services. They should also provide low-risk pregnant women with information enabling them to make an inform ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Warwick and Queen Mary, University of London have shown that exercise is not effective in reducing burden of depression among elderly care home residents.
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The number of medications prescribed to a care home resident and the frequency of their contact with their GP are strong predictors of mortality in care homes shows research published today in Age & Ageing, the sc ...
Health Jan 11, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0