A professional development programme for care home nurses in east London

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Wasike, Mercy, Hamilton, Rozi and Sharpe, D. 2019. A professional development programme for care home nurses in east London. Nursing Older People. 31 (4), pp. 22-27.
AuthorsWasike, Mercy, Hamilton, Rozi and Sharpe, D.
Abstract

There is a need for the provision of professional development opportunities for nurses working within care homes in the UK especially at a time when there is a growing demand for nurses within both health and social care settings. This article presents the key findings from an evaluation of a short professional development programme that was offered to a group of care home nurses working in East London. The findings indicate that most of those who attended the programme reported that it was likely that their practice would improve as result.

JournalNursing Older People
Journal citation31 (4), pp. 22-27
ISSN1472-0795
Year2019
PublisherRCN Publishing
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.7748/nop.2019.e1135
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.7748/nop.2019.e1135
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Online08 May 2019
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Deposited28 Jan 2019
Accepted28 Jan 2019
Accepted28 Jan 2019
FunderBurdett Trust for Nursing
National Institute for Health Research
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