Dec 21, 2019

Best of 2019: 24 Hour Nurse, A Mother’s Day Story

This year, International Nurses Day coincided with Mother’s Day. Nicky Hondros, a palliative care nurse shared her and her mum’s heartfelt story and provided a little glimpse into what it’s like caring for someone living with dementia.

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Understanding the Unequivocal Rights of People Living with Dementia: Express Yourself with Behavioural Expression (Part 5)

  (Please ensure you have read the published Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 of this article, and have located the relevant appendices.) Interventions/strategies for catastrophic and high-risk stress related responses: Immediate management if a person or others are in danger or at risk! o Remove distractions and secure all exits. o... Read More

New eye scan may lead to less invasive test for Alzheimer’s 

  They say that eyes are the window to the soul, but eyes also may reveal important early signs we have Alzheimer’s Disease. Australian scientists have discovered a quick, non-invasive eye scan that can identify changes in the eye’s retina. The scan may one day be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease well before symptoms are... Read More

Life Alongside A Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

When it comes to cognitive impairing diseases like Alzheimer’s, quite often the warning signs present themselves to the ones around us long before the person displaying the symptoms comes to the realisation that there might be an issue. After 42 years of marriage, it’s safe to say that on some level you may actually know... Read More
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