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...
Managing and Documenting Infection Outbreaks

Managing and Documenting Infection Outbreaks

Managing Infection OutbreaksĀ  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...
Antimicrobial stewardship

Antimicrobial stewardship

This week we hosted a webinar on antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. Here we will cover some background information on antimicrobial stewardship as well as key discussion points from the event.   What are microbials? Antimicrobial medicines are used...