This article outlines a guideline for best practice for caring for people with a learning disability and dysphagia. Drawn from an expert working group, it provides guidance for carers and professionals and covers the topic comprehensively from diagnosing the cause of the dysphagia to managing medication, care planning and legal issues.
Care homes' use of medicines study: prevalence, causes and potential harm of medication errors in care homes for older people
This important, large study of care home residents identified a high incidence of medication errors in care home residents and explores underlying reasons and potential solutions for these.
A paper reports an experience of developing and implementing a whole-system, pathway of care driven approach to diabetes management across a health community over four years.
This systematic review by Dr. Margaret MacAdam aimed to locate frameworks of integrated health care for for older people in Canada.
These Nutrition Society conference symposium proceedings, delivered jointly with the British Dietetic Association, examine factors which create barriers to the provision of good nutritional care in frail older people.