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P-81 ‘place bonding’- a new model to understanding parental decision making when accessing a hospice
Respite/short breaks have been recognized as an important supportive service in paediatric palliative care (Knapp & Contro, 2009; Ling, 2012). In some countries, for example the UK, hospices are key players in this delivery. ...
Place Bonding in Children's Hospice Care Poster presentation Number 180
(3RD ICPCN CONFERENCE, 2018-06)
Background: Relative to the numbers of children with LLI the overall numbers accessing hospices are low. Aim: The study's aim was to explore parents’ perspectives of hospices in one region in England and identify ...
Chinese primiparous women’s experiences of the traditional postnatal practice of Doing the month: A descriptive method study
Aim: “Doing the month” has been a traditionally postnatal practice that women follow for one full month after giving birth. The aim of this study was to explore Chinese primiparous women’s experience of “Doing the month” ...
Review: Introduction to Social Policy Analysis: Illuminating Welfare
This is my review of Stephen Sinclair's introductory Social Policy textbook
Valproate preparations for agitation in dementia (Review)
Background Agitation has been reported in up to 90% of people with dementia. Agitation in people with dementia worsens carer burden, increases the risk of injury, and adds to the need for institutionalisation. Valproate ...
Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing professional development
Aim This article provides an insight into the effect of safeguarding of vulnerable adults continuing professional development (SOVA-CPD) training for nurses. Method 51 participants were recruited from three different ...
National Maternity and Perinatal Audit
This session will give participants an overview of the National and Maternal Perinatal Audit. We will explore the relevance of the audit to clinical practice and look at how findings can be applied to improve the quality ...
An exploration of the experience of using the TENA Pants product compared to usual continence products as perceived by carers of people with dementia in care homes
(ESSITY UK Ltd, 2018)
Abstract: Incontinence is a common symptom experienced by many older people with dementia, with an increased prevalence noted in care home settings when compared to community dwellings. Incontinence may often be a reason ...
A Second Amendment for Cyber? - Possession, Prohibition and Personal Liberty for the Information Age
The term 'cybernetics' was coined by the French physicist Ampère in 1834 to describe civil government, and the expansion of the term into the informational realm still implies issue of control and governance. This paper ...
Does the delivery of diagnostic news affect the likelihood of whether or not patients ask questions about the results? A conversation analytic study
This paper was produced following a collaboration between researchers at Imperial College London, University of Leicester and De Montfort University.