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Eating/Feeding Issues in Dementia: Improving the Dining Experience

Louisa Stone

People with dementia can have problems eating/feeding, which puts them at risk of malnutrition. There are various reasons why people with dementia find eating and/or feeding problematic, including difficulty co-ordinating movements in order to get food into their mouths, difficulty maintaining attention on eating, dysphagia, level of cognitive and physical... Read full article

St Christopher’s Hospice Clinical Guidelines: Anticipatory end-of-life care medication for the symptoms of terminal restlessness, pain and excessive secretions in frail older people in care homes

Julie Kinley, Louisa Stone, Jo Hockley

The term ‘frail older people’ has been defined as people over 75 years of age with geriatric syndrome, i.e. the presence of numerous chronic diseases and signs and symptoms such as incontinence, falls, cognitive impairment and reduced mobility (Saavreda Muñoz and Barreto Martín, 2008). However, some older people are ‘frail’... Read full article

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