‘Cutting the stigma of nursing home placements‘
by Abby Farzaneh, 2nd year student nurse (adult), Bournemouth University
Some great advice about how to get the most out of your placement should it be in a nursing home. As outlined in the article, there are loads of learning opportunities and chances to develop your skills – take the chance.
Well done Abby!
And if I may, I will add two words of advice for this or any other type of placement opportunity: be proactive. If you wait for things to happen, the placement opportunities will pass you by like a train leaving you on the platform, wondering what amazing destination you may have arrived at had you had the courage to board. If you actively seek out chances to learn and develop your skills however, every placement, indeed every encounter in life, can be a rich learning experience. Don’t believe me? Be proactive and you’ll see – get on the train.