A new research study on different factors that contribute to the decision on when (if any) might be the best or “optimal time” for people with dementia to move into a care home is currently looking for professionals working with people with dementia in England to complete a short, online survey.
Written by Lakshini Mendis on Thursday November 29, 2018
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Many studies have considered handovers between shifts in hospital settings, but handovers have yet to be explored in care homes.
Playing online games that challenge reasoning and memory skills – brain training - could have significant benefits for older people in their day to day lives.
This is according to a new study published today (3 November) in JAMDA.
"Alzheimer's drug may keep late-stage sufferers out of nursing homes," The Guardian reports. A study found people with Alzheimer's who continued to take a drug called donepezil were less likely to be admitted into care than people who stopped taking it.