Providing Good Care at Night for Older People

Night staff special issue: My Home Life Quality of sleep and rest is hugely important for residents. Supporting residents to sleep can have a positive impact upon their wellbeing during the day. Individualised night care plans: Use night time care plans to assess and communicate the needs of each resident. Include regular updates on painContinue reading “Providing Good Care at Night for Older People”

It can take 6-9 months to adjust to being on night shift!

Top Tips on how to keep night time care teams fit, focused, healthy and ready for those long winter nights ahead. Organise your sleep times well during the day. Make sure family and friends help you get the sleep you need Avoid trying to make it through the night on coffee as it might disruptContinue reading “It can take 6-9 months to adjust to being on night shift!”