How nurses can help to rehabilitate care home residents after COVID-19
Nurses can use their skills to unlock the potential for rehabilitation of older people in care homes
- The physical, cognitive and emotional effects of COVID-19 can be devastating for care home residents
- By supporting rehabilitation, nurses can counter the risk of deconditioning
- Keeping residents active, using music and connectedness with loved ones are among ways to create a sense of life as normal
Care home residents recovering from COVID-19 may find the physical, cognitive and emotional effects devastating, but staff can play a major role in rehabilitation.
So says a report by researchers at the University of Leeds and the National Care Forum , which covers
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