Rehabilitation in nursing homes
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Rehabilitation in nursing homes

Mary Clay Clinical facilitator for care homes and nurse care manager, East Berkshire NHS Community Health Trust

Rehabilitation is a key concept in the government’s plans to modernise the NHS. Its aim is to restore a person’s autonomy, although there are sometimes barriers to making effective rehabilitation a reality, some of which are explored here, along with ways of helping teams in nursing homes to undertake more effective rehabilitation.

Nursing Older People. 13, 4, 23-28. doi: 10.7748/nop2001.06.13.4.23.c2181