Diary – Shopping Day http://dementiaalzheimers.home.blog/2021/12/27/diary-shopping-day/
International reserach shows that using 3-4 servings of dairy products per day assist in reducing falls and fractures in agend care residents.
Can this be a game changer for New Zealand?
Reviewing bunch of research abstracts. Some great work & learning. The more I review, the more I want to advocate for a pause or limit of surveys as a method/data collection tool. I wonder how much more we could learn with better research methods?
Find out what strenghts you are born with to positively influence / chnage the world around you.
Just published on linkedin a post commenting on a research article on How people with dementia experiencing the world they live in. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/eyes-others-jan-weststrate/?published=t
What a beautiful story. Compassion is the base of caring.
Beginning? Any CEO who doesn't get this should be in another line of work. "Though hospital housekeepers are often measured by standards of productivity -- how many rooms they clean -- hospital executives are beginning to realize their larger importance." https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/11/health/orlando-hospital-coronavirus-patient-housekeeper-wellness/index.html
What were they thinking???????
Excuse me, what
“1/3 of Americans in a CDC survey used some kind of risky cleaning practice to try to prevent COVID.
People put bleach in their food. Others gargled or inhaled it. Some washed their bodies with household cleaning & disinfectant products.” https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/05/health/bleach-americans-cleaning-covid-trnd/index.html
Alarming and very sad - sobering to see national data, although still not complete ! @MichalBoydNZ https://twitter.com/DavidCGrabowski/status/1267566654873092096
National nursing home COVID data is out. As of May 24, 2020, about 12,500 (~80%) nursing homes had reported required data to CDC. These facilities reported over 60,000 confirmed COVID cases & almost 26,000 deaths among residents, with over 34,000 cases & nearly 500 staff deaths.