Why a social care placement is so valuable for learning
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Why a social care placement is so valuable for learning

Deborah Sturdy England’s chief nurse for adult social care

It gives opportunities to learn core skills in a nurse-led environment, as well as how to build strong relationships with people over time

Social care is the multidimensional support offered to people living in the community. The 1.5 million-strong adult social care workforce – including 34,000 registered nurses – provides personal care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and alcohol and drug dependency, as well as older people.

Nursing Standard. 37, 9, 39-39. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.9.39.s17

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