Evaluation of a new night nursing service for elderly people suffering from dementia



  • A new night hospital nursing service was developed for older people with dementia.
  • A case study approach to evaluation was adopted using a structure-process-outcome quality assurance cycle.
  • The effects and attendance of patients are reported and discussed.
  • Discussion relating to care provision for the future is presented.
  • The effects on carers of patients' attendance are briefly discussed.