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Exclusive: Plastic spouted beakers 'infantilise' patients

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I think that all the above have all made some valid comments. We need to get away, once and for all,from ritualistic practices that plague so many areas of our practice however it is not just nurses that need to be proactive in giving patients/residents a choice and what best meets their actual needs; managers, carers and families also need to take this on board. Managers because they hold the purse strings, carers, especially in NH's, are often the primary staff who provide the majority of front line care such as assisting with eating & drinking & families as they sometime overrule or think they know best for their 'doting' relative.

Posted date

13 August, 2018

Posted time

8:57 am

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