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I was a better nurse when ...

I was a better nurse when ...

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It's Nurses Day — a day we celebrate all it means to be a nurse. This day gets me into deep thinking. Particularly about the core of a nurse and how sometimes — even if we don't want it to be — the environment we work in changes us. Let me try and explain.

New bathroom mats from Carex Health Brands

New bathroom mats from Carex Health Brands

Carex Health Brands®, has introduced two new bath mats designed to keep seniors from slipping in the bathtub.

Judge: Expert testimony not needed in spa tub death suit

Judge: Expert testimony not needed in spa tub death suit

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The estate of a woman who died in an Emeritus Corp. senior living community may pursue wrongful death and medical malpractice claims without providing expert testimony, U.S. District Court Judge Dan Aaron Polster has ruled.

Flex bathing for all

Flex bathing for all

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Most long-term care nursing assistants would agree that giving residents baths or showers is one of the most difficult aspects of caregiving. It also can be tough on residents, particularly those with dementia — who may become combative during the bathing process — as well as those who are obese, inflexible or fragile, who might find the whole experience exhausting.

United Church Homes deploying Safeway Safety Step Bathtub Accessibility Solution across its communities

The product converts an existing tub into a permanent walk-in shower, providing seniors with easier and safer shower access.

Rethinking resident bathing

Rethinking resident bathing

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It's one of the hardest tasks for caregivers, but bathing does not have to be a chore if you focus on residents' needs

Ask the treatment expert

Ask the treatment expert

Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, President, Wound Care Education Institute

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