Supporting older people in care homes at night

Diana Kerr, Heather Wilkinson and Colm Cunningham  29th Apr 2008   Although night-time care forms a significant part of care home provision, little research has focused on this. Night staff are a vulnerable group, receiving less training, supervision and support than day staff, but with high levels of responsibility. This report examines the perspectives ofContinue reading “Supporting older people in care homes at night”

Effects of person-centered care on residents and staff in aged-care facilities: a systematic review.

Brownie S Nancarrow S Abstract Several residential aged-care facilities have replaced the institutional model of care to one that accepts person-centered care as the guiding standard of practice. This culture change is impacting the provision of aged-care services around the world. This systematic review evaluates the evidence for an impact of person-centered interventions on aged-careContinue reading “Effects of person-centered care on residents and staff in aged-care facilities: a systematic review.”

The Transition of older people from their own residence to a care home

The transition from a person ‘s own home to a care home is often emotional for both the individual as well as their family and friends. This publication has been developed to support nurses working with people living in the community and nursing staff in care homes. The principles aim to underpin a person-centred transitionContinue reading “The Transition of older people from their own residence to a care home”