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Relatives' views on mouth care

Oral care of people with dementia is often undertaken by family carers as much as professional staff in formal care settings. Jill Manthorpe, Roger Watson and Anne Stimpson analyse carers’ experiences and the problems they have encountered.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

Food for thought: people with learning disabilities and family carers share their experiences of healthy eating

In this DVD people with learning disabilities and their family carers tell their story of healthy eating. Their stories show how some people and families have overcome barriers to healthy eating. As well as healthy eating, the DVD also covers enjoying cooking and eating, having choice and control about what you eat, where you eat and who you eat with. It shows that healthy eating works best when everyone works together.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10

Special Needs: Caring for the Older Adult with Down Syndrome

Over the last 30 years, the life expectancy of people with Down syndrome has increased dramatically. Significant medical advances have allowed affected persons to be seen more in the hospital setting, making it imperative that nurses understand their health care needs in order to provide positive health outcomes.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:08

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