Tag Archive: nursing

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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Rock Cottage chooses AutumnCare as Care Management System

We are pleased to welcome new client Rock Cottage to the AutumnCare community. Home to 36 residents, Rock Cottage Care… 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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Syringe Drivers Part Two: Infusion and Documentation

The siting, infusion and monitoring of syringe drivers. Siting the needle It is important to refer to your local area’s… View Article

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Working in a Care Home. What makes it so rewarding?

It is well documented that the UK is on the brink of a Social Care crisis.  There is a lack… View Article

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Dementia Care and Person Centred Care Records

In the past I had a resident who had been a milk farmer in his earlier years, where he would… View Article

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Pain Management in Elderly Care

A study by Help the Aged in 2008 identified that “Older people are more likely to experience pain, less likely to… View Article

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Catheterisation in Care Homes

Managing continence is one of the fundamental aspects of providing high quality nursing care. Maintaining a person’s continence needs can… View Article

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