Being a CNA, nurse, or therapist is also a big job requiring us to make decisions daily on when to care and when to allow those we serve to demonstrate their independence with tasks.
The many ways we angrily resist all perceived attacks on independence and image, even when it clearly comes at the expense of our own comfort and safety, has clearly been manifest in my bout with plantar fasciitis.
A McKnight's webcast on Sept. 4 will focus on how providers can optimize resident protections and quality of care using Wi-Fi enabled technologies. Brendalee Piironen, the executive director of The Wales Home, in Cleveland, Quebec, will be the featured speaker. This free webcast begins at 1 p.m. Eastern and will last one hour.