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[Care in a nursing home, a challenge for everyone].
The medical care of a dependent elderly person remains as complex as ever. It requires a multidisciplinary approach which takes into account not only the pathologies of the person, but also all the risks inherent to their age and their living conditions.
[In Process Citation].
[Nursing practice in care homes for dependent elderly people].
This article launches a new section devoted to care homes for dependent elderly people (EHPAD). Created in 2001, these homes accommodate around 685 000 people. They must be more and more medicalised to meet the needs of an increasingly dependent population. This first article provides an overview of...
[Bacterial meningitis in the elderly].
[The night watchwoman's trolley].
In nursing homes, the presence of a nurse to watch over the residents at night is not required. The residents' sleep is thereby usually in the hands of a nursing assistant and a hospital housekeeper. It is thanks to their skills that they assure the continuity of care and the safety of the elderly pe...
[The dependence debate].
[Animal assisted therapy in a long-term care nursing home].
Animal assisted therapy sessions have been set up at the Bellevaux nursing home in Besançon. The project has required a number of specific procedures and training courses to be put in place as well as the involvement of different departments. The sessions give real pleasure to the residents and prod...
[Inability to return to their countries for aged immigrants, reasons and perspectives].
[Reviving a taste for a new social life].
[Dependence and vulnerability in walking ability at home].