Working with older people from minority ethnic groups
Karen Rawlings-Anderson Senior lecturer, Adult acute and critical care nursing, City University, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London
Living in a multi-cultural community means nurses in all specialties must have an understanding of the diverse ethnic backgrounds of their patients. This applies equally to nurses working with older people, who can enhance the care they give by facilitating adequate, appropriate and accessible services for all patients, irrespective of ethnic origin.
Nursing Older People. 13, 5, 21-27. doi: 10.7748/nop2001.07.13.5.21.c2184