Care for older people represents the largest area of adult nursing in the UK
Falls - Guidance and resources for nursing professionals on the prevention, treatment and management of falls in older people
Frailty - Get advice and resources on identifying frailty in older patients and choosing the right interventions to help manage their condition
Supporting healthy ageing - This page looks at how nurses and health care assistants can support physical, mental and sexual activity in later life
Mental health in later life - Information on how mental health in older people and how nurses can work with older people experiencing mental health issues
The Care Home Journey is specifically designed to support nursing care in older peoples care homes. It is the first time the RCN has provided bespoke web pages for nurses working in this area of the independent sector and the content has been reviewed by current experts.
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