Another state pours fresh cash into CNA recruitment
May 20, 2022
As many as 3,000 certified nursing assistants could find their way into Wisconsin nursing homes through a $6 million investment by the federal government into its workforce development program.
Clinical briefs for Friday, Nov. 19
Nov 19, 2021
CNAs reject Florida measure that would reduce nurse care requirement … CDC: Unvaccinated health plan enrollees had double the rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations … American Academy of Neurology releases...
Clinical briefs for Monday, Sept. 20
Sep 20, 2021
CNAs remain least vaccinated, requiring ‘large-scale’ solution … AARP says Florida leads nation in COVID deaths of nursing home residents, staff … Hardware-free virtual physical therapy system...
Engaging CNAs in COVID vaccination: 4 points to consider
Jun 09, 2021
“Providing CNAs with information, resources, support, and opportunity will not only serve to improve vaccine receptivity, but may also have downstream benefits,” say geriatric nursing experts from...
Build vaccine trust, vaccination rates among CNAs: HHS releases guide
May 25, 2021
A comprehensive new guide and toolkit are aimed at helping nursing home administrators tackle issues of vaccine hesitancy among certified nursing assistants, as well as barriers to vaccination.
CNAs reduce stress, improve skills with self-compassion training in nursing home study
Apr 14, 2021
Certified nursing assistants improved stress management and found greater compassion toward themselves and residents after participating in courses aimed at healthcare workers, a new study finds.
‘Words are not enough’: Employers, leaders push to increase CNA wages
Apr 08, 2021
Long-term care leaders and industry advocates “marched” alongside certified nursing assistants Wednesday in a push for better pay and support for them.
Bill would create ‘advanced aide’ positions in nursing homes to improve transitions, dementia...
Apr 14, 2014
Advanced certified nursing assistants — with specialized skills in care transitions, dementia and other areas — could become important staff leaders in long-term care facilities through newly proposed...
Department of Labor extends minimum wage to home health workers
Sep 18, 2013
The Department of Labor has announced it will extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home health workers providing direct care, earning cheers from long-time advocates of this policy.
Assisted living salaries increased, turnover decreased in 2012, report says
Feb 05, 2013
Assisted living administrators’ national average salary was $77,729 in 2012, according to the newly released 2012-2013 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report.