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Claire’s Nursing Update

I am really enjoying my return to nursing. I nurse at a local care home one long day per month,… View Article

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Claire makes her return to the front lines of nursing

For quite a while I have been thinking about returning to hands on nursing.¬† I love my role at AutumnCare,… View Article

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Pressure Care and Incontinence Associated Dermatitis

NICE (2018) reports that pressure ulcers are caused when an area of skin and the tissues below are damaged as… View Article

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Diabetes Week 2019

Diabetes Week 2019 runs from 10 – 16 June. The aim of Diabetes Week is to raise awareness and help… View Article

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Supporting breathlessness in people at the end of life

Becoming out of breath can be normal.¬† It is how the body responds to requiring more oxygen, for example, when… View Article

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Managerial Oversight for Care Home Managers

Care Home Managers require constant oversight of the home. They must also conduct high-level analyses to mitigate potential risks and… View Article

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IDDSI Framework for Dysphagia Management

IDDSI have developed an international standardised framework for people with dysphagia who require texture modified food and thickened fluids. The… View Article

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Dysphagia

Dysphagia is the medical term used to describe swallowing difficulties. Dysphagia (swallowing disorder) affects approximately 8% of the general population…. View Article

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Malnutrition

In the UK over 3 million adults are malnourished.Over 30% of adults admitted to the hospital are malnourished. This figure… View Article

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Type Two Diabetes: A Growing Health Risk

According to the organisation Diabetes UK, more people than ever are at risk of Type Two Diabetes. Currently, numbers stand… View Article

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