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The need for single registration care homes 2: divisions and problems

22 July 1998

Nursing Standard

Care of older people

The current system of continuing care is based on false distinctions which force arbitrary divisions - for example, between health care and social care, and between...

The need for single registration care homes 1: current provision

15 July 1998

Nursing Standard

Care of older people

Successive governments have committed themselves to care in the community, with emphasis on people staying in their own homes for as long as possible.

Factors affecting the decision to place a relative with dementia into residential care

05 January 2000

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To find out the reasons why carers might decide that they could not continue caring for a relative with dementia at home. Method Semi-structured interviews with...

A military home with a heart

01 June 2010

Nursing Older People

Feature

A classically inspired and iconic building by the Thames in south west London, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is home to the equally iconic Chelsea pensioners – retired...

Infection control in older people

01 June 2001

Nursing Older People

General

Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram positive bacterium carried in the nose, throat, axillae, toe webs and perineum of 30 to 50 per cent of healthy people in the general...

Promoting urinary continence in residential care

15 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Continuing professional development incontinence

By reading this CPD and writing a Practice Profile, you can gain ten Continuing Education Points (CEPs). You have up to a year to send in your Practice Profile and...

Inappropriate admissions to hospital: the views of nursing and residential homes

05 May 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Acute admissions of older people from residential and nursing homes are often seen as inappropiate by both residential and hospital nursing staff. In this survey,...

Promoting urinary continence in residential care

15 December 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

Ruth Sander provides guidance on the knowledge, detection skills, diplomacy and understanding required to meet the challenge of effective continence promotion.

Nutritional product use and practice in nursing and residential homes

04 September 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To review the use of nutritional products in nursing and residential homes in the Northern Health and Social Services Board (NHSSB) area of Northern Ireland....

Care of adults with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities

01 October 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

The aim of the research described here was to determine precisely the role of registered nurses in caring for adults with profound intellectual and multiple...