Nursing Older People
Online sources list rigorous steps to take after each shift – but what do the experts say?
Employers and loved ones praise dedication of Alice Kit Tak Ong and Rebecca Mack
Inadequate provision is compromising nurse and patient safety, RCN warns
Public Health England guidance contrasts with Resuscitation Council advice on CPR
NHS staff can speak to volunteers from charities such as Hospice UK and the Samaritans
Three-pronged survey will look at healthcare staff’s experiences throughout the pandemic
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Two nurses devised single-use oral hygiene kit that hangs on patients’ bedsides
Nominate yourself or a colleague for this prestigious nursing award in 2020
Link enables nurses to triage people in care and nursing homes, reducing hospital admissions
Polypharmacy puts many older people at risk of serious side effects
The Dementia Carers’ Support Service helps carers draw on the experience of volunteers
The service helped Loretta Peck care for her father – and prompted her to become a nurse
Blurring organisational boundaries and how we share information are among the changes
How Commitment to Carers award nominees have shared their work and inspired others
Nurses need to debunk the myths about weight and appetite in older age
An Admiral Nurse explains how she uses hospice placements to deepen students’ understanding
Innovative resource helps nursing students improve children’s awareness of the condition
A student reflects on building a nurse-patient relationship with a hospice patient
Misunderstood role is no mere stepping stone – it has a distinctive place in the nursing team
Kellie Owen, winner of the 2019 Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholarship, on influencing the culture of care homes
Admiral Nurse Sarah Oakwood on her ‘musts’ for working with older people