Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Care Home Nursing: Changing Perceptions

University of Dundee

This course dispelled myths about care home nursing. Content included the specialist knowledge, skills and legislation that care home nurses use in collaboration with residents, families and professionals to meet the complex needs of residents and their families. Ethical and legal influences over decision making with residents and caring skills of healthcare assistants and registered nurses were highlighted in the context of roles, career development, management and leadership.

4 weeks, 2 hours per week

Lindsay Dingwall

Clinical Academic Nurse Consultant (Older People)

University of Dundee


Learning outcomes

  • Identify the myths and misconceptions about care homes and care home nursing
  • Describe the scrutiny and quality standards associated with care home nursing
  • Assess nursing collaborations and career development in care home nursing
  • Discuss the specialist skills associated with care home nursing
  • Summarise the clinical and ethical decision making of nurses working in care homes


  • The specialist and complex nature of care home nursing in a changing health and social care environment.
  • The range of nursing skills used with residents living in care homes, including Anticipatory Care Planning, Adults with Incapacity, managing emergencies, caring for clients with complex care needs and providing palliative and respite care.
  • The career development, leadership and management skills of Registered Nurses, as well as the caring skills of healthcare assistants.
  • Collaborative working with residents and families, the local community and primary and social care agencies

Issued on 4th May 2019

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Free online course:

Care Home Nursing: Changing Perceptions

University of Dundee