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Five ideas & tips to enhance communication (part 2)

Tell me and I will forget, Show me and I might remember, Involve me and I will understand.

Benjamin Franklin


Five more ideas to keep communicating… 667 more words

The British Geriatrics Society welcomes the NICE Delirium Quality Standards

Duncan Forsyth is Consultant Geriatrician in Cambridge and was a specialist adviser to the Quality Standards Development Group.

On July 24th 2014, NICE published its Delirium Quality Standards to assist health and social care drive-up the quality of delirium management in hospital and care home settings. 618 more words


Human Rights and Dementia - Part 9

Dementia and Human Rights – Part 9

So having started to look at the UN convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, I’m going to look at the next few obligations, we were up Article 19. 701 more words


Dementia-friendly Community Information Session

Alzheimer’s Australia, University of Wollongong and Kiama Council invite you to attend a Dementia-friendly Community Information Session.

This session will discuss the important initiatives planned in Kiama to create one of the first… 57 more words

Active Participation

Alzheimer's: In This Moment...

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a purely stream of consciousness post, but I’m in that kind of mood.

This week has been emotional, and I’m not sure why. 316 more words


Overcoming Dementia

It is bad enough when a client or loved one is diagnosed with Dementia. Then again, you may have heard certain family members or even members of the community that you live in express the fact that a loved one took a tumble or had a stroke or heartache and then their Dementia worsened. 197 more words


The Patient Savior

My place of work is a hospital and my job title is medical social worker. No, I’m not here to take your children. My main duties include assisting the patient with a safe discharge by arranging needed services, addressing social needs, and combating bureaucratic obstacles. 518 more words