Category list : Care homes/residential
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The role of the registered nurse in adult social care is marred by damaging myths that must be debunked in order to address workforce shortages, leaders in the sector have urged.
A private care provider based in Shropshire has become one of the first in its area to appoint a specialist Admiral nurse to support people living with dementia.
For two of its care homes, the Scottish veterans’ charity Erskine has recruited an advanced nurse practitioner who provides a rapid on-site response to residents’ health concerns
More than 1.3 million people over age 65 live across England in so-called “care deserts”, where residential care or care at home services are lacking due to a lack of beds or nursing staff, according to researchers.
Nurses around the country and across the globe celebrated International Nurses’ Day on Sunday, as they do every year on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday.
Robotic pets that respond to human interaction can benefit the health and wellbeing of older people living in care homes, according to a study by researchers in Devon.
Bosses from one of the UK’s largest independent social care providers have moved to reassure staff after announcing they had called in administrators.
Nurses and other staff in the adult social care sector have been asked to help shape policies aimed to ensure they are better valued by employers, as part of a government drive to improve recruitment and retention.
Assisting patients with personal hygiene is a fundamental part of nursing care and provides an opportunity for nurses to carry out a holistic assessment of their patient
Good hand hygiene is crucial to help prevent healthcare-associated infections. This article, the second in a six-part series, discusses the principles of hand hygiene and the procedure for cleaning the hands with an alcohol-based hand rub