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Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) 18 December 2007 - Rights, risks and restraints: An exploration into the use of restraint in the care of older people
BBC News 19 April 2007
This UK newspaper report (June 08) shows how a new mobile-phone 'friend finder' program called SNIFF can be installed on mobile phones and social-networking sites such as Facebook, providing users with a detailed map of their friends' whereabouts at any given moment. It may have some uses in dementia care, especially for people who walk/wander long distances out of doors and have a tendency to get lost.
3 papers published in International Journal of Older People Nursing:-
Care Giver Network Inc.
Also, this PDF offers guidance on responding to wandering in acute hospital settings
A report on a study using Aromatherapy to reduce
Burdett Trust for Nursing
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