Nursing Notes: volunteering at a local care home

Nursing Notes: volunteering at a local care home

This week I returned to my voluntary nursing role in a busy Nursing and Residential home that is local to where I live. I have not been able to go much during the pandemic, so it was lovely to be back. Life is still not back to normal for our care home residents, but...
Working in a Care Home. What makes it so rewarding?

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 of healthcare workers and nurses wanting to work in residential settings. Many people seem to favor the acute hospital environment. Sharon Allen, chief executive of Skills for...