Most Recent Articles by Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA
I am a new director of nursing. Can you share some ideas on what I can do for my staff?
I'm new to long-term care as a director of nursing. I love the residents that we care for, but it's so hard to manage the surveys, ombudsman, Department of Health, etc. The hours are more than a normal job. How do I keep going?
I've been hired at a long-term care facility as a care manager, and my entire background has been in case management from the acute care side. What in particular should I know about discharge planning?
I'm the assistant director of nursing and my corporate office told me that we were going to electronic medical records soon and I was going to be in charge of the rollout. They also told me about new legislation that came out that I need to be aware of. Do you know about this?
My director of nursing asked me to start an elopement program. Since I'm new to long-term care, can you tell me what I should do, and where I should start?