Nursing in Care Homes

Cross Party Group examines Nursing in Care Homes

The recent meeting of the Cross-Party Assembly Group on Nursing, chaired by David Rees AM, focused on ‘Nursing in Care Homes: Views from the Frontline.’ The event provided an opportunity for Assembly Members to meet RCN members and staff to discuss the issue of nursing in care homes.

Helen Whyley, Director, Royal College of Nursing Wales, said:

People in Wales are increasingly likely to be living with multiple long term conditions, frailty and complex care needs as they age.
Registered nurses employed in care homes manage acute illness and emergencies, prevent health problems and promote mental health and wellbeing.

 

Read more on the RCN website.

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