Education & CPD

Assessment and Care Planning in Residential Care Settings for Older People


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  •   Date: Tuesday, 05 December 2017
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 05 December 2017 09:45
  •   Start: Tuesday, 05 December 2017 10:00
  •   End: Tuesday, 05 December 2017 16:00
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7


This 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 and will focus on the need for comprehensive assessment, including risk assessment and care planning for older people in residential care settings.
  • Tuesday, 05 December 2017

  • 09:45
  • 10:00
    Conducting a Seven-day Comprehensive Assessment Pre-admission Assessment, Role of the Nurse and the Health Care Assistant in the Comprehensive Assessment
  • 11:15
    Tea / Coffee
  • 11:30
    Writing Person-centred Care Plans Identifying Review Schedules for Interventions Communicating the Assessment and Care Plan Through Effective Handover
  • 13:00
  • 13:30
    Keeping the Care Plan Updated in Accordance with the Resident’s Changing Needs What is written in the Care Plan? Conducting the Review
  • 15:45
    Questions and Evaluation
  • 16:00
  •   Location: PDC Centre, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, Whitworth Building, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e:, t: 01 6640614

  1. Dunne, A., (2008) Malnutrition and the older adult: care planning and management, British Journal of Nursing, pp.1269 – 1273.

  2. Rollin, H., (2001) Practical care: how to improve your care plans, Nursing and Residential Care, pp. 541 – 543.

  3. Nazarko , L, (2007) Care planning and documentation, Nursing and Residential Care, pp. 333 – 336.

  4. Health Promotion Research Unit National University of Ireland Galway, (2012) Caring about Care Planning – A Survey of assessment and care planning tools, processes and perspective from residential settings for older people in the Republic of Ireland .

  5. Health Information and Quality Authority, (2009) National quality standards for residential care settings for older people in Ireland ,Dublin.

  6. Holdich, P., (2009) Patient-centred care planning, Practice Nursing, pp.18-23..

  7. Cardwell, P., Corkin, D., McCartan, R., McCulloch, A., and Mullan, C., (2011) Is care planning still relevant in the 21st century?, British Journal of Nursing, pp. 1378-1382..

  8. An Bord Altranais, (2009) Professional guidance for nurses working with older people ,Dublin.

  9. An Bord Altranais, (2002) Recording Clinical Practice Guidance to Nurses and Midwives,Dublin.

  10. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, (2013) Falls: assessment and prevention of falls in older people, NICE Clinical guidelines CG 161 ,London.

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