This guidance has been developed to help nurses and care staff work effectively with issues of sexuality, intimate relationships, sexual expression and sex, particularly people living in care homes. Its aim is to facilitate learning, support best practice and serve as a resource to help nurses and care staff address the needs of older service users in a professional, sensitive, legal and practical way.
In response to a resolution passed at Congress 2017, a suite of information on dementia in the workplace has been developed for nursing staff and those that represent and employ them. It aims to tackle the stigma surrounding a diagnosis of dementia in working life and to support nurses with dementia to work as fully as they are able to, for as long as they wish to.
Resource that supports the further implementation of the RCN's five principles for improving the quality of care for people with dementia and enabling the best possible support for their carers.
Pocket guide giving background information on the commitment to the care of people with dementia in general hospitals, lists the principles in full and includes references for further information.
Poster listing the principles included in the commitment to the care of people with dementia in general hospitals.
Checklist listing the principles included in the commitment to the care of people with dementia in general hospitals in full, and can be used to identify achievements and areas for further development.