Since its inception, the ILC has produced several key publications and resources that have significantly advanced our aim of improving how fundamental care is delivered, taught and researched in healthcare systems globally.
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The COVID NURSE trial: Professor David Richards
Professor David Richards: The COVID NURSE trial – experiences of a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of a fundamental care guideline for patients in hospital with COVID-19 Synopsis: this presentation includes data and reflections on the experiences of nurses – researchers and clinicians – and patients involved in the COVID NURSE clinical trial of […]
What the Future Holds for Nursing: TNA 2021 Conference
What the Future Holds for Nursing Professor Alison Kitson’s Keynote Presentation at the October 2021 Transplant Nurses’ Association (TNA) Conference ‘Give. Live. Inspire.’ was the theme for the National Transplant
Scoping review of Fundamental Care: Results (English and French)
Scoping review of Fundamental Care: Results in English and French Scoping review of Fundamental Care: Results (English) In this ILC Resource Camille Savoie, RN, PhD (c) and Sylvie Rey, RN, PhD (c) aim to present the results of a scoping review related to the Fundamentals of care. https://youtu.be/zuEoaqcObso Soins fondamentaux. Revue de la portée des […]
Anne Mette Adams PhD journey, searching for better care across borders
Anne Mette Adams PhD journey, searching for better care across borders The first time Anne Mette Adams heard about the Fundamentals of Care framework was during Alison Kitson’s visit to
Why fundamental care matters to you
Professor Alison Kitson talks about ‘Why Fundamental Care Matters to you’ Professor Kitson shares her ‘breakthrough moment’ at the Nordic Nursing Research Conference, held in Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2021. Presenting on ‘Why fundamental care matters to you’, she shared her realisation that delivering high quality fundamental care to patients and clients is indeed a […]
The Fundamentals of Care Framework Video
This short animated video, developed by Drs Mandy Archibald, Rebecca Feo, Tiffany Conroy and Professor Alison Kitson at Flinders University, Australia, outlines the importance of getting fundamental care right! It
The Fundamentals of Care Framework
The Fundamentals of Care Framework (2013) Much of the ILC’s work is underpinned and supported by the Fundamentals of Care Framework. The Framework outlines what is involved in the delivery
ILC Recommended Publications
The ILC Steering Committee and Members have been contributing the Fundamentals of Care dialogue for more than a decade, and have produced many resources and publications that add to the
Tracking, evaluating and transforming fundamental care
Using a complex network methodology to track, evaluate and transform fundamental care: Dr Maria Alejandra Pinero de Plaza, PhD Dr Maria Alejandra Pinero de Plaza, PhD, has provided her presentation demonstrating how Alejandra and her team drew on methods originating in complex adaptive systems and social network analysis to develop a novel way to quantify […]
Graduate Nurses Integrate FoC from Theory to Practice
Maiken Kaldal, PhD Student, presents her research on the transition of graduate nurses. Maiken’s research focuses on newly graduated nurses’ transition into clinical practice, both on an educational and organizational
ILC 2021 Annual International Conference
The ILC 2021 Annual International Conference took place on 9 and 10 June 2021. As the 12th ILC Conference and inaugural virtual conference we have recorded the Day One Presentations,
Shining Light on FoC in Intensive Care
New Zealand ILC member, Amy Best, provides a thought-provoking and heartfelt account of providing fundamental care within the intensive care environment. Read the full reflection here.
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