Assessment and Care Planning in Residential Care Settings for Older People

This full day workshop is aimed at providing nurses working in this sector with the most up to date information regarding policy and standards in older person care. It focuses on the need for comprehensive assessment, including risk assessment and care planning for older people in residential care settings.

Course Content

  • Information on how to conduct a comprehensive assessment,
  • How to write person-centred care plans identifying review schedules for interventions
  • How assessments and care plans can be communicated to the rest of the care team
  • Effective handovers
  • Keeping care plans updated in accordance with the resident’s changing needs
  • Conducting reviews