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Nurse leadership in social care: how to build stronger teams

The pandemic highlighted the complex role of social care nursing, but career pathways and peer support will help change its image and attract people to the sector

The pandemic highlighted the complex role of social care nursing, but career pathways and peer support will help change its image and attract people to the sector

  • Registered nurses play a central role in the delivery of social care. Their role is complex and vital but many feel that it is undervalued
  • As numbers of registered nurses in social care decline, the role needs to be strengthened and isolated care home nurses need stronger peer support
  • Tips on creating strong nurse-led teams in care homes and details of specialist courses for nurses in social care

Social care nurses often work in isolation from their registered peers, but more than ever need support from

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