Rethinking our Approach to People with Alzheimers Disease
K.M. Plaxton, RGON, Charge Nurse, Psycho geriatric Ward, West Auckland
Reference: Plaxton, K. (1988). Rethinking our Approach to People with Alzheimer’s Disease. Nursing Praxis in New Zealand, 3(2), 31-36.
Working in a purpose-built geriatric hospital as Charge Nurse of a 36-bed long-stay ward has many challenges, even after twenty years in the field. This ward has among its patients those with Alzheimer’s’ Disease and related disorders. Continued…