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  1. [Anorexia and refusal to eat in the elderly].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(117):34 (2016) PMID 26805646

    The question of the links between anorexia and the refusal to eat in the elderly is often the cause of major difficulties with regard to therapeutic strategies within caregiving teams. Likewise, few studies have been carried out into the diachronic links between teenage anorexia and that of the ...
  2. [Facing our knowledge for improving patient care].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(117):1 (2016) PMID 26805638

  3. [Review of the personalised project for elderly people in Béarn and Soule].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(118):13 (2016) PMID 26976312

    A review was carried out of the implementation of personalised projects, defined in the recommendations of the French national agency for the assessment and the quality of social and medical-social services and institutions (ANSEM), in nursing homes and long-term care units in Béarn and Soule. W...
  4. [Interests of an olfactory stimulation activity in a nursing home].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(118):31 (2016) PMID 26976316

    The comparison between the memories productions of residents in a nursing home through two reminiscence activities, one including olfaction and not the other one, can highlight an increasing occurrence of recent memories in the case of olfactory activity. A longer talk time is also observed and ...
  5. [A Swiss medical-social institution and the Snoezelen concept].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(118):41 (2016) PMID 26976319

    In collaboration with six student nurses from the Geneva Haute École de Santé, the Les Franchises medical-social institution in Geneva has launched an innovative project: the integration of the Snoezelen concept into its care programme, which will benefit residents with moderate or advanced deme...
  6. [Training for nurse coordinators in nursing homes].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(118):18 (2016) PMID 26976313

    For the last three years, the Poitou-Charentes regional health agency has organised and funded training for nurse coordinators in nursing homes. The training programme, created in partnership with the Poitiers healthcare manager training institute, enables professionals with multiple responsibil...
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    Soins. Gerontologie 21(118):9 (2016) PMID 26976310

  8. [Improving fall prevention in the elderly].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(120):24 (2016) PMID 27449306

    The prevention of falls in the elderly requires action on several levels. Firstly, it is essential to identify those at risk of a fall. They must then be encouraged to do appropriate physical and sports activities, a factor of prevention. Social workers have a major role to play in supporting el...
  9. [Adapting physical activities for an active retirement].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(120):30 (2016) PMID 27449307

    The benefits of doing adapted physical exercise for elderly people have been proven. For more than thirty years, the French Federation for an Active Retirement has been striving to help people age well by proposing multiple activities to remain in good health after the age of 50. Doctors, activi...
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    Soins. Gerontologie 21(120):45 (2016) PMID 27449310

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    Soins. Gerontologie 21(120):11 (2016) PMID 27449302

  12. [Professionals faced with the suicide of an elderly person].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(119):19 (2016) PMID 27173626

    The suicide of an older person has a significant emotional impact on the nursing teams. Firstly, shock, incomprehension, confoundment, then a questioning of individual convictions and missions. Caregivers are poorly equipped and lack training with regard to this issue. Suicide can be analysed fr...
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    Soins. Gerontologie 21(119):1 (2016) PMID 27173622

  14. [Compassionate care and the nursing home's charter].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(119):41 (2016) PMID 27173631

    The creation of a nursing home for dependent elderly people, disabled people or those with dementia provided an opportunity to reflect on the institute's charter. The main objective was to create a place in which residents and professionals feel good. An inter-professional collaborative approach...
  15. [Benefits of aromatherapy in dementia special care units].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(119):35 (2016) PMID 27173630

    Aromatherapy is classed as a non-pharmacological treatment, recognised as a therapy for certain disorders. This practice was the subject of a study in a special care unit for patients with dementia. The objective was to demonstrate the benefit of aromatherapy diffusion on major behavioural disor...
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    Soins. Gerontologie 21(119):47 (2016) PMID 27173633

  17. ["I believe that dialysis has improved my health status"].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(117):30 (2016) PMID 26805645

    For JM, dialysis is not a battle but a life contract which requires a time of adaptation both on a physical as well as an organisational level. After a few months of treatment, he describes here in simple terms how he feels about this new and unknown world, one which he is getting to grips with ...
  18. [Acute pain in the elderly].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(117):47 (2016) PMID 26805649

  19. [Falls, balance, and the future].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(117):45 (2016) PMID 26805648

  20. [Residential care for elderly dependent people].

    Soins. Gerontologie 21(118):10 (2016) PMID 26976311

    Today, nursing homes increasingly offer different care solutions to elderly people with Alzheimer's or related forms of dementia. This policy of support forms part of an approach to prevent the risk factors of the loss of autonomy of elderly people. Different types of care within the same nursin...