Nurse Aide

The curious case of the disappearing CNA

The curious case of the disappearing CNA

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In high school, I had a job working in the foodservice industry, which I strongly believe should be a mandatory part of the teenage experience. It might have helped a recently fired nurses' aide, though probably not for the reason you might be thinking.

Study: To boost care, empower nurse aides

Study: To boost care, empower nurse aides

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Long-term care managers would be wise to allow nursing assistants — and residents' family members — a greater say in managerial-type decision-making, authors of a new study assert.

Here's the lowdown on your direct-care workforce

Here's the lowdown on your direct-care workforce

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If a profession were going to grow so much it could dominate certain employment sectors in the near future, it would only make sense to start focusing more on that profession, wouldn't it? Long-term care operators and managers, get ready to gain a lot more sense about your biggest employee group.

Falsified records mean legal woes for administrator, aide

Falsified records mean legal woes for administrator, aide

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Lying about a wandering resident and foregoing help when lifting a resident were all it took to land a nursing home administrator and a nurse aide in legal trouble.

Two nursing homes under investigation after hiring alleged war criminal

The state's Cabinet of Health and Family Services is investigating two Kentucky nursing homes that hired an alleged Bosnian war criminal, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

Nurse's aide crowned African king in traditional ceremony

Charles Wesley Mumbere, a former Pennsylvania nurse's aide, was officially crowned king of Rwenzururu kingdom in Uganda earlier this week.