Understanding sex and intimacy in care homes
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Understanding sex and intimacy in care homes

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

Updated RCN guidance helps nurses ensure residents can express their sexuality while being aware of safeguards

Sexuality, in all its dimensions, is part of who we are – and it remains part of who we are, even if we move into a care home. This topic is covered in the latest edition of the RCN discussion and guidance document Older People in Care Homes: Sex, Sexuality and Intimate Relationships.

Nursing Older People. 35, 1, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/nop.35.1.12.s4

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