From Domestic Assistant, to Senior Carer, to Clinical Lead Nurse, to Intermediate Care Support Manager | Craig Priestley’s career progression with Four Seasons Health CareNurse
It is great when we hear stories of amazing career progression from our dedicated colleagues. A remarkable example of this is Craig Priestley. Craig started in a support role, found his passion for care and through hard work and determination qualified as a Nurse in 2016. Since then Craig hasn’t slowed down! Here is his story:
Nichola Birkett, a Nurse at Regency Care Home crowned 'Deputy Home Manager of the Year' | Four Seasons Care AwardsNurse
Nichola Birkett, a Nurse at Regency Care Home in Whitefield has been crowned ‘Deputy Home Manager of the Year’ at the Four Seasons Care Awards. The award Nichola has won commends her for providing the residents in Regency Care Home with special experiences, meeting their care needs and providing support for the Home Manager and leading the care team.
Christine Bradley, Registered Nurse at The Vale Care Home crowned 'Registered Nurse of the Year’ | Four Seasons Care AwardsNurse
Christine Bradley, Registered Nurse at The Vale Care Home in Bolsover has been crowned ‘Registered Nurse of the Year’ at the Four Seasons Care Awards. The award Christine won commends her for going above and beyond the call of duty to make a difference to the daily experiences of those in her care.
Four Seasons Health Care | What is the Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ)?Health Care Best Practice
You may have noticed that several of our ‘Best Practice’ articles refer to Four Seasons Health Care’s very own Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ). But what is the CNJ? Who is it for? And, what will you find there? For those who don’t know, here is all you need to know about our award winning publication:
Celebrating the dedication of our Four Seasons Health Care colleagues #Winter #WarmersHealth Care Career Insights
It’s always a privilege to recognise our colleagues for long-standing service. Often they have been at the heart of our key developments within the home, helping to drive initiatives and supporting and mentoring our new care team members’. They are simply great examples of what it means to be a Four Seasons Health Care team member and we thank them for their dedication.
The changing landscape of nursing in care homes | Louise Morris - Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) Project LeadCare Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP)
Louise Morris is the National Care Home Assistant Practitioner (CHAP) Project Lead for Four Seasons Health Care. In her blog, Louise reflects on her nursing journey and the changing landscape of nursing in care homes
Cases of Parkinson's disease to double in 25 years according to the journal JAMA NeurologyNursing News
Innovative research suggests that the number of people with Parkinson's disease will imminently increase to pandemic proportions, with cases of the disease more than doubling in just 25 years. There are currently an estimated 6.9 million people, worldwide, living with Parkinson's disease. By 2040, this number is predicted to surge to 14.2 million.
Are you attending a Nursing careers fair in 2018? | Here are our top 10 tips to get the most out of your day…Nurse
Whether you are a new graduate looking for your first job in health care, or an experienced nurse looking for a change, careers fairs are a great way to meet employers face to face. Here are our top 10 tips to get the most out of attending a careers fair for Nursing:
Using Urinalysis to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection in Care HomesHealth Care Best Practice
This blog highlights the literature around the effective use of urinalysis dipstick testing to diagnosis urinary tract infection and highlights when urinalysis should be used as well as best practice for obtaining an accurate result.
My Journey with Dementia | Shauna Rooney Dementia Care Framework Project FacilitatorNurse
On my first week I was told I would be caring for residents living with Dementia. I was honestly quite anxious and I thought that this might potentially not be the right setting for me after all; I began to doubt myself.
Working in nursing and residential care | When it comes to relationships there are no conditionsCare Home Life
We here at Four Seasons Health Care travelled across the UK to speak with our Nurses, CHAPs, Carers, Home Managers and Support staff to find out why they do what they do, and what they love about what they do. The consistent answer was for our residents and the relationships they form with them…
International Nursing | Carmela's journey from the Philippines, to the Netherlands and to the UKEU & International Nursing
Carmela started her career as a Nurse in the Philippines she has since worked in the Netherlands and the UK and has progressed to Deputy Manager at Charnwood Care Home. Here she tells us a little about her career so far: