Commentary on: Loft MI, Poulsen I, Esbensen BA, et al. Nurses’ and nurse assistants’ beliefs, attitudes and actions associated to function and performance in an inpatient stroke rehabilitation unit: a qualitative examine. J Clin Nurs 2017;26:4905–14.

Implications for follow and analysis

  • Profitable completion of a specialist schooling package deal must be a prerequisite for stroke unit employees induction programmes.

  • Related research in different places and contexts are required to totally perceive the contribution of the nurses’ function to stroke rehabilitation.

  • Context

    Nurses and nurse assistants are key members of the multidisciplinary stroke rehabilitation staff, being with the affected person and dealing with them and their kin repeatedly all through their inpatient keep. Nevertheless, nurses battle to outline their function and contribution on this context. Loft and colleague’s examine,1 situated in a small (15 beds) however well-staffed devoted stroke rehabilitation unit (37 employees, with excessive ranges of…