Exploring the issue of uniforms in care homes
A project with Care UK to explore how residents, relatives and members of staff in two Care UK care homes feel about staff uniforms.
Suzanne Mumford, Care UK’s Head of Nursing, Care and Dementia Services had already started looking into the issue of uniforms, identifying arguments for staff wearing a uniform and for staff wearing ‘non-uniform’ options. Off the back of an initial literature review Suzanne noted that,
“The missing link appears to be actually involving people living with dementia and those who care for them both family, friends and professionally”
Called ‘Wear to Care’, the project was ideally placed to provide that missing link.
Find out more about the research and how it was undertaken during the pandemic. It covers choice, badges, colour and more…read the blog in full at…
Association for Dementia Studies Blog Source: Wear to Care – exploring the issue of uniforms in care homes – Association for Dementia Studies Blog