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:
What are your ambitions for palliative care? | A call to action for care homesHealth Care Best Practice
In Volume 1, Issue 1 of the Care Home Nursing Journal (CNJ) Dr Sarah Russell, Head of Research and Clinical Innovation Hospice UK, discusses care home ambitions for palliative care. Sarah calls for care homes to define their goals for palliative care. Why? Because the environment we work in is changing.
Age UK Report: Identifying, understanding and supporting loneliness in elderly care | How health care professionals can make a differenceHealth Care Best Practice
In the blog we take a look at the research conducted by Age UK during their inspiring “No one should have no one” campaign, and what we can learn as professionals working in elderly health care.
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.
Caring for people with dementia | Working in dementia care - How to use the correct language to alleviate distressHealth Care Best Practice
In Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Care Home Nursing Journal Kate Swaffer Chair, CEO & Co-founder, Dementia Alliance International highlights the importance of adaptive language when working in dementia care. In this blog we explore some of Kate’s key points and how we implement them here at Four Seasons Health Care when caring for people with dementia.