Former tech division leader Majd Alwan leaves LeadingAge, starts aging services tech organization … Students get $411,000 to study effects of ambient light on nursing home dementia patients … Iowa...
Census and revenue rebound to take care facility off financial hot seat
Oct 13, 2022
As providers around the country scramble to find enough staff, enhance revenues and ramp back up to original capacity, they might find a good example in a Michigan county-owned facility that used operational...
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, October 12
Oct 12, 2022
Some providers dubious as return to pre-COVID “normal” gets official OK … University initiative aims to kickstart CNA interest, retention … Medicare enrollment at age 65 linked to improved healthcare...
CNAs: The forgotten soldiers in the war against COVID-19
Oct 03, 2022
It’s never been more important to listen to your frontline workers in emergencies. Managers need to trust them when they offer advice or concerns, and supervisors need to know what their staff...
Clinical briefs for Friday, Sept. 16
Sep 16, 2022
Legislation would support training programs, build CNA pipeline, LeadingAge says … Joint Commission to review standards that go beyond CMS’s requirements … Johns Hopkins scaling back its COVID tracker...
Nursing home RNs, nurse aides lead with 11 percent pay jumps: new industry survey
Jul 29, 2022
Thanks to the conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing home nurses averaged double-digit pay increases this year, as virtually all titles notched healthy increases, according to the industry’s...
Improve incontinence care to slow CNA turnover, researchers say
Jul 26, 2022
Urinary incontinence management systems in play a key role in nursing facilities’ CNA turnover, a survey of more than 100 directors of nursing has found.
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, June 28
Alicia Lasek (f3)
Jun 28, 2022
CNA candidates “giving up” as exam openings fail to keep pace with worker demand … Feds estimate 91% of all nursing home staff received required COVID-19 vaccine … … Low rate of test result...
CNA candidates ‘giving up’ as exam openings fail to keep pace with worker demand
Jun 27, 2022
Thousands of certified nurse aide candidates are struggling to find exam placements across the US, with many of them under a fast-approaching deadline to become certified before a four-month, temporary...
Hiring ‘handcuffs’ would come off under new measure to end CNA training lockouts
Jun 15, 2022
There’s nothing the long-term care industry needs more right now than to get more people into its workforce. A new proposal that modifies nurse aide training lockouts is just what the sector needs, some...