Transition to care home nursing

Queen’s Nursing Institute
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Practical guidance for professionals thinking about working in a care home with nursing or wishing to enhance and update their knowledge on current practice and approaches. The resource is structured into ten chapters. There are specific chapters on subjects such as the fundamentals of nursing care, safe working and regulation, adults at risk, dementia care, building relationships with family, and career development. The resource is intended for registered nurses who may have overall responsibility for nursing within the care home environment, as well as educators, students, and unregistered carers who work in this setting. (Edited publisher abstract)

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care homes, nursing homes, nurses, professional role, staff development, dementia, multidisciplinary teams;
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practice guidance

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