Why we need improved oral health in hospital, home care and long-term care services

By Mary McNally Some years ago, a retired university professor visited my dentistry practice. He was fit and had a pleasant smile. He hadn’t seen...

Choosing wisely: Up to 30 per cent of healthcare offers no clinical value to...

By  Karen Born and Paddy Quail Clinicians working in home and long-term are at the front lines of a tide of change in health...

Cushioning the impact of dementia

By Drew Tapley Sometimes the solution to a problem comes out of left field and has a mindbog­gling effect. At least this is what happened...

Exploring the potential benefits and constraints of family councils in long-term care

By Rumana D’Souza Our understanding of how care should be delivered to seniors depends greatly on applied research. Through research, we know that family plays...

Assessing the diabetic foot

By Ellen Kirk-Macri and Susan C. Jenkins Up to 80 per cent of diabetes-related amputations are avoidable. Prevention starts with proper assessment and care of...

Updated best practices guide to cut antipsychotics use in residential care

By Rumana D’Souza Over the last decade, the overuse of anti-psychotics in residential care has raised public concerns about the health and safety of residents...