What are your ambitions for palliative care? | A call to action for care homesHealth Care Best Practice
In Volume 1, Issue 1 of the Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ) Dr Sarah Russell, Head of Research and Clinical Innovation Hospice UK, discusses care home ambitions for palliative care. Sarah calls for care homes to define their goals for palliative care. Why? Because the environment we work in is changing.
Cases of Parkinson's disease to double in 25 years according to the journal JAMA NeurologyNursing News
Innovative research suggests that the number of people with Parkinson's disease will imminently increase to pandemic proportions, with cases of the disease more than doubling in just 25 years. There are currently an estimated 6.9 million people, worldwide, living with Parkinson's disease. By 2040, this number is predicted to surge to 14.2 million.
Using Urinalysis to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection in Care HomesHealth Care Best Practice
This blog highlights the literature around the effective use of urinalysis dipstick testing to diagnosis urinary tract infection and highlights when urinalysis should be used as well as best practice for obtaining an accurate result.