1. candymostdandy@

    candymostdandy@ Registered User

    May 12, 2006
    81
    west sussex
    Can anyone tell me when "personal care" becomes "nursing care".
     
  2. connie

    connie Registered User

    Mar 7, 2004
    9,519
    Frinton-on-Sea
    This is only my own opinion.

    There are guidelines, but they are read differently by different authorities.

    As I understand it, things like injections, catheterisation, intravenious drips come under nursing care.

    Lionel can do nothing for himself, but his needs are still classes as personal.

    No help I know, maybe we shall have the definitive answer someday.
     
  3. Amy

    Amy Registered User

    Jan 4, 2006
    3,453
    regular medication, treatment of bed sores - also Nursing Care - but my mum too totally dependent - has to be turned during the night, cant weight bear, feed - drink unaided - trouble swallowing - it's all personal care though!!
    Helen
     
  4. Margaret W

    Margaret W Registered User

    Apr 28, 2007
    3,725
    North Derbyshire
    Nursing care

    Is there a definition of this? What does it mean? Advice needed from people who have challenged this.

    Regards

    Margaret
     

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