|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Care and comfort rounds: improving standards|
|Other Titles:||Ciccu-Moore R; Grant F; Nivern C-A; Paterson H; Wallace A; Stoddart K M|
|Keywords:||care and comfort|
|Citation:||Ciccu-Moore R, Grant F, Niven B, Paterson H, Stoddart K & Wallace A (2014) Care and comfort rounds: improving standards, Nursing Management, 20 (9), pp. 18-23.|
|Abstract:||Person-centred, safe and effective care is at the heart of delivering the fundamentals of care. Patients, the public and the nursing profession want high quality of care to be assured. Today there are many challenges to achieving this ambition reliably and consistently. This article reports a nursing team’s experience of implementing ‘care and comfort’ rounds over time. The means of implementation is detailed plus the evidence to support the quality improvement achieved. The evidence includes measures of incidence of slips trip and falls, call buzzer use and patient experience data. The results show that the implementation of care and comfort rounds led to proactive rather than reactive nursing care being delivered; the number of patient falls was reduced; the use of call buzzers was reduced; patient experience was enhanced; a more controlled environment was provided for patients and staff satisfaction in care delivery was increased.|
|Rights:||The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository. Please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.|
|care and comfort rounds.pdf||452.53 kB||Adobe PDF||Under Embargo until 31/12/2999 Request a copy|
Note: If any of the files in this item are currently embargoed, you can request a copy directly from the author by clicking the padlock icon above. However, this facility is dependant on the depositor still being contactable at their original email address.
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact email@example.com providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.