Issue : June 2011
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Current provision of post-registration training for nurses is “unacceptable” and must be the subject of a national review, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.
Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: improving servicesVideoSubscription
This Social Care Institute for Excellence film looks at how services can be improved for people with behaviours that challenge.
Dignity in careSubscription
Research indicates that there are eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these contributes to a person’s sense of self respect, and they should all be present in care.
These e-learning resources from the Social Care Institute for Excellence are freely available to all. They provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist with working with older people in care homes.
Those who need safeguarding help are often elderly and frail, living on their own in the community, or without much family support in care homes.
Nurses should be denied a seat on the boards of GP commissioning consortia, the government’s Future Forum has recommended.