Assessment for long-term care: a snapshot of nursing practice.

  title={Assessment for long-term care: a snapshot of nursing practice.},
  author={Kerri Wright},
  journal={British journal of community nursing},
  volume={8 1},
A study was carried out to examine nurses' assessments of clients to provide a basis for long-term placement decision-making, in both the community and hospital settings. The recommendations made by nurses, based on their assessments, have huge implications for clients. The study was carried out in south-east London. A semi-structured questionnaire was used to gather information on aspects of the assessment process, and a vignette was used to ascertain how nurses assess their clients for long… CONTINUE READING

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