Kimberly Marselas

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Finding loose change

Finding loose change

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There are many ways to improve efficiency, keep staff happy and save money in the laundry room. Providers just have to look for them — and read this article

Benefit of enforced worker flu shots overblown: study

Benefit of enforced worker flu shots overblown: study

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Reviewers of four trials often used to support mandatory flu vaccination policies for long-term care workers say the benefits were overstated. But the lead researcher still says he recommends vaccination for healthcare workers.

Aides want more EOL care involvement

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Frontline workers often are the first to notice dementia patients' pain and detect changes in their behavior, but a new study finds long-term care and hospice facilities need to do more to include them in end-of-life treatment.

Web program helps relieve nurse stress, researchers say

Web program helps relieve nurse stress, researchers say

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An online support program helped nurses manage workplace challenges and reduce stress in a randomized study.

Sleep deprivation doesn't discriminate

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Investigators at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and their Canadian partners reported that cognitive impairment is the same among men and women who work shifts, despite the fact that women typically get less sleep and have more work-related stress.

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