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Breakdown of primary care nurse workforce revealed

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People in residential care homes on a residential funding basis are only entitled to the care provided by visiting GPs and District Nurses, as would be provided if in one's own home. So someone with severe skin breakdown may, where bad managers withhold Nurse Funding or Continuing Healthcare Funding, would only get a District Nurse every 2 or 3 days and likely would suffer pain, infection, delirium, other associated problems and would therefore be pushed towards dementia and sepsis. This does happen.

Posted date

28 April, 2016

Posted time

5:45 pm

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