By Buba Touray, BEN Nurse, Little Heath Care Home My name is Buba Touray, I am a Senior Nurse working with Brunelcare care for over 15 years. My role as a senior nurse includes supporting the Deputy Manager and Home Manager in providing and maintaining high standards of health and social care for the people … Continue reading Safer medication administration
By Louise Thompson, RN, Orchard Grove Re-ablement Centre I have recently embarked on a project in relation to a new scheme organised by my employers Brunelcare and the facilitator Teresa Chinn. The Brunel Excellence in Nursing programme was launched earlier this year with the aim I believe of raising the profile of RN’s within the … Continue reading Socks off!
by Teresa Chinn MBE RN Last week saw our very first in person meeting of BEN Programme Registered Nurses !!!! And what a meeting it was … I can only apologise that I have not put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) until now, but have to admit that I have been so busy … Continue reading Forgetting things
The past 14 months have seen many changes in the way we work. Some good and some…well, to be honest...challenging. Video meetings definitely come under the ‘challenging’ heading, and I am sure that I am not alone in a quest to get people to bond and come together in video meetings! However, this is a … Continue reading Being inspired
This International Nurses Day, we want to say a big thank you to all of our fantastic nurses for their continued hard work and dedication to providing outstanding care. To celebrate the day, we spoke to six Brunelcare nurses who shared their favourite part of working in social care. The featured nurses are all enrolled … Continue reading Celebrating International Nurses Day
It’s been just over 6 weeks since the Brunelcare Excellence in Nursing Programme started and what a fantastic 6 weeks it has been. The Registered Nurses on the BEN Programme, as it has been affectionately called, have been working hard, plotting and planning and virtually meeting - all in the name of quality improvement. Some … Continue reading Tweeting about penguins
100 words. It doesn’t sound a lot does it ? Yet 100 words can be the start of a huge step, and the right 100 words, that come from the heart, can be incredibly powerful. When we asked the Registered Nurses on our Brunelcare Excellence in Nursing (BEN) programme to write 100 words on how … Continue reading 100 words
“The best time for starting something new is now” someone wise once said. This is most definitely the case for 14 wonderful Registered Nurses, who have become the very first cohort of the Brunelcare Excellence in Nursing Programme. The first meeting was held yesterday and although we met over Google Meets, there was a definite buzz … Continue reading Starting something new