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Adult Care Home Nurse

A Healthier Wales: our Plan for Health and Social Care, sets a clear ambition to bring health and social care services together for the benefit of the public. This role makes it easier for the NHS and social care to work together in a joined-up way.

As an Adult Care Home Nurse, you’ll provide person-centred care to residents often with complex health needs.

Working as part of a team with other care professionals, you’ll focus on resident’s health conditions and the impact they have on their participation in social activity.

Considering best clinical practice, you’ll support resident’s choice of intervention and focus on early identification of changes in symptoms to avoid emergencies.

You’ll support management and be responsible for keeping up to date records for each resident.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • The ability to deliver person-centred care
  • The ability to make evidence-based clinical decisions
  • The ability to plan and co-ordinate individualised care plans
  • To be a good team player
  • Delegation and supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Empathy and compassion
  • The ability to build trusting relationships
  • The ability to make and maintain accurate medical records
  • Resilience
  • Motivation and determination
  • The ability to adapt to challenging and changing situations.

Find out more information on qualifications and registration details for this role with Nursing & Midwifery Council.

Name : Karen Wood
Overview : Karen began her social care journey at 18 and worked in a learning disability school. After years of progression, she has won Wales Nurse of the Year and has worked in social care settings as a Nurse all her career.

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