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Change and challenge

01 June 1998

Elderly Care

Briefing RCN news

On entering the main hall ofthe Bournemouth International Conference Centre, the scene was set with the Congress theme, ‘Change andchallenge’, emblazoned on thefront...

Getting in touch

01 December 2001

Nursing Older People

RCN news

High on our strategy agenda is an improvement in communication among forum members and we are happy to be contacted via email. This is especially relevant now as...

Culture change in care homes: development and facilitation

Nursing Older People

evidence & practice

This article is the second of a two-part series that explores a programme of culture change in care homes. In this article, the authors describe their independent...

Culture change in care homes: a literature review

30 August 2016

Nursing Older People

Evidence & practice

This article is the first of a two-part series that explores a programme of culture change in care homes. A UK care home company sought the authors’ expertise to...

Digital skills training in care homes: achievement

27 May 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This article describes digital skills training (DST) for staff and later, residents, as part of a programme of culture change in a large care home with nursing in...

Ethical issues when involving people newly diagnosed with dementia in research

18 March 2015

Nurse Researcher

Vulnerable clients

Aim To discuss the methodological and ethical review challenges encountered by researchers who want to enable people with dementia to be involved in research....

Attitudes towards caring for older people: literature review and methodology

01 April 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Care of older people is often referred to as a ‘Cinderella’ service and is not seen as an attractive career option in health care, but with the global population...

Implementing digital skills training in care homes: a literature review

29 April 2016

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

This article is the first of a two-part series that informs and describes digital skills training using a dedicated console computer provided for staff and residents...

Attitudes towards caring for older people: findings and recommendations for practice

01 May 2013

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To investigate the attitudes of healthcare professionals towards working with older people, including their perception of how other professionals perceived their...

Attitudes towards caring for older people in Scotland, Sweden and the United States

28 February 2014

Nursing Older People

Art & Science

Aim To explore the attitudes of nurses and nursing students in Scotland, Sweden and the US towards working with older people. Method This quantitative study used the...