Support for people starting a new life in a care home
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Support for people starting a new life in a care home

Mary Maclean Adult nurse lecturer, University of Huddersfield

When older people pack their belongings to move into permanent care, nurses can offer emotional support

While many nurses involved in hospital discharges are well trained to support patients’ physical and practical needs, the intense emotional needs of someone transitioning into a permanent care setting are often not identified and supported.

Nursing Older People. 34, 3, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/nop.34.3.10.s3

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