Key messages for commissioners and NHS hospital providers.
Designed to support RCN members engaged in service redesign, this publication will help identify issues and mitigate against risks.
Toolkit providing a simple, practical way to explore nursing staff levels on older people's wards, or wards where the large majority of patients are older people, and to determine whether they meet the RCN recommendations for safe care.
Visual accompaniment to Safe staffing for older people's wards: An RCN toolkit (004301).
Report builds on the existing RCN guidance and the series of recommendations published earlier this year to address issues such as diluted skill-mix on older people's wards.
Publication bringing together findings from the RCN's forthcoming report on safe staffing for older people's wards. Builds existing RCN guidance and lays out a series of recommendations to address issues such as diluted skill-mix on older people's wards.
Guidance developed to help nurses and care staff work effectively with issues of sexuality, intimate relationships and sex, particularly for older people living in care homes.
Publication emphasizing the importance we place on promoting nurses' contribution to meeting the needs of older people and ensuring their health and wellbeing, and reviews the progress of work surrounding our Nursing Older People Strategy.
Guideline detailing the clinical practice on assessment and prevention of falls in older people.
Booklet detailing the progress made during 2005-06 in promoting the contribution nurses can make to meeting the needs of older people and ensuring their health and wellbeing, as well as identifying the actions to be taken in 2006-07.