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A guide for HCAs on safe patient transfersSubscription
Patient transfer is often done by healthcare assistants. It requires preparation and has distinct phases, each of which must be carried out carefully to ensure patient safety
A skills development pathway for HCAsSubscription
With healthcare assistant training set to be standardised throughout the NHS, one trust has developed a programme that ensures all its HCAs are trained to the same high standards
Minimum training standards for HCAsSubscription
The government will be introducing training standards for healthcare assistants that focus on 10 key areas of knowledge
How skill mix affects quality of careSubscription
The boundaries between different nursing roles have become increasingly blurred. Does care given by nurses differ from that by healthcare assistants and, if so, how?
Healthcare assistants need more training to distinguish between moisture lesions and pressure ulcers
An initiative to use a workbook to help HCAs develop their competencies
Over the years many of us have engaged in debates about what nursing is; the philosophy that informs what we do and the way this influences how nursing is practised.
Update - HCAs need supervision with wound careSubscription
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 16, PAGE NO: 36Wound care organisations in the UK are working to produce a position statement about the role of HCAs in wound management.
VOL: 102, ISSUE: 32, PAGE NO: 33Barbara Simmons, BSc, RGN, is resettlement community liaison officerChristine Wilson, MSc, BA, is consultant clinical psychologist; Catherine Gardner, BA, is assistant psychologist; all at Midland's Centre for Spinal Injuries, ShropshireThe generic worker is one of several broadly comparable roles that extend the scope and skills of HCAs. The develop...