Why I became an older people’s nurse – and why I choose to stay
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Why I became an older people’s nurse – and why I choose to stay

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

Five nurses reflect on what attracted them to nursing older people, the satisfaction in their work and why, despite the challenges, it continues to inspire them

Older people’s nursing can lead to many interesting career pathways. Here, nurses from various clinical backgrounds and at different stages of their careers tell us why they chose to work with older people – and what keeps them doing the job.

Nursing Older People. 34, 4, 10-12. doi: 10.7748/nop.34.4.10.s5

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