A blog about activities for people with dementia, drawing on evidence and experience.
Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig highlight Cochrane evidence on COVID-19 and other health effects of the pandemic, with links to reviews, blogs and other Cochrane resources.
Sarah Chapman looks at a Cochrane rapid review on whether video calls can reduce loneliness in older people.
Sarah Chapman blogs some recent evidence on pet therapy
Dr Terry Quinn, the coordinating editor of Cochrane Dementia, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence around testing for dementia
Kit Byatt, a recently-retired consultant geriatrician, reflects on the latest Cochrane evidence on preventing delirium in older people in long-term care establishments.
Cochrane Co-ordinating Editor and review author Helen Handoll talks about new evidence that exercise prevents falls in older people and what it might mean for her mother and others like her.
In this blog for nurses, Helen Cowan reflects on the latest Cochrane evidence on falls preventions in care homes and hospitals and reflects in the context of her practice.
Dementia care practitioner and researcher Bob Woods talks about reminiscence therapy and the evidence from their recent Cochrane Review.
Sarah Chapman and Kit Byatt reflect on their discussion about helping an elderly relative decide whether a test and a treatment offered were in her best interests.
This article for nurses, on venous leg ulcers, is one of a series of evidence reviews written by Sarah Chapman for the British Journal of Community Nursing
Kirsty Marais from Alzheimer's UK goes behind the headlines that 1 in 3 dementia cases could be prevented, unpacking what the new Lancet Commission on Dementia found