Journal of Professional Nursing

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… 

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