Best practice guidelines

Care guides for age-related residential care  from Waitemata DHB aimed at RNs quick reference treatment for common conditions

Cochrane Library     Credible, accessible health information that is free from commercial sponsorship and other conflicts of interest.

Diabetes in age-related residential care (endorsed by Waikato DHB diabetes service) guideline supports care of older adults with diabetes.

Diabetes New Zealand resource and website

Dementia design a New Zealand guideline supports people involved with the development or major reconfiguration of secure dementia care homes.

Fit for frailty guideline from the British Geriatric Society guideline and campaign

Guidelines for verifying Death  to support practitioners and to provide information to employers and organisations about the process for verifying death.   Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurses are allowed by the Chief Coroner to verify death.

Heatwave planning in residential care  Australian resource that aims to support residential care in their planning for extreme heat events.

New Zealand Formulary  a free on-line guide to all medicines available in the New Zealand formulary – great resource also comes as an app.

Primary care guidelines A to Z list of guidelines from Waikato DHB

Managing Scabies in Age-related Residential Care  guideline developed by Julie Daltrey Nurse Practitioner describes diagnosis, treatment and prevention