CPD articles

Our continuing professional development (CPD) articles are designed to assist with your nursing skills and practice.

Working with older people from minority ethnic groups

Living in a multi-cultural community means nurses in all specialties must have an...

Rehabilitation in nursing homes

Rehabilitation is a key concept in the government’s plans to modernise the NHS. Its aim is...

Restraint: its use and misuse in brief the care of older people

Restraint is an emotive issue, with legal and ethical dimensions, as well as psychological...

Care for dying people in nursing homes

Nurses who are confident in their own skills but who know where to draw upon specialist help...

The care of older people with a delirium in acute care settings

This article suggests that nurses should play a major part in the screening, assessment and...

Influenza vaccination

Nurses have an important part to play in dispelling myths about influenza vaccination and in...

Living environments and older people

The influence of care environments on patients has long been a fundamental concern for...

Oral health in older people

Oral health is an area which is often overlooked when caring for older people. This article...

Medications and older people

The key to benefiting older people through medication lies in the proper diagnosis of...

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