Nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic

This week I returned to my voluntary nursing position at a nursing and residential home. I work a long day once a month for a few different reasons. The main one being that I love nursing, it is something I really enjoy and miss. Secondly, working in a care home that...
Infection control and handheld devices

Infection control and handheld devices

Infection transmission in Social Care Communal living in residential care increases contact between people and increases the risk of infection. The risk of infection further increases when residents have difficulties with daily living activities e.g. toileting.  In...
Managing and Documenting Infection Outbreaks

Managing and Documenting Infection Outbreaks

Managing Infection Outbreaks  Elderly care providers must maintain rigorous infection prevention and control policies. Policies should allow staff to implement the necessary precautions quickly once an outbreak is confirmed.   Precautions to take during an...