In-house CNA training program is one CCRC’s answer to workforce shortage … Cardiovascular mortality falls among dialysis patients … Alzheimer’s brain plaques linked to later psychiatric symptoms...
State exceeds goal of adding 1,000 CNAs
Apr 01, 2022
Nursing homes short on workers in Minnesota could soon be welcoming hundreds of new certified nursing assistants to their ranks.
Nursing assistants’ perspective holds the key to solving your staffing woes
Mar 25, 2022
We all know it – staffing (or lack thereof) is a critical issue in long-term care, now more than ever. Recruitment and retention of qualified caregivers are at the forefront of most of our conversations....
CNAs cite staffing shortage as biggest on-the-job challenge: survey
Mar 07, 2022
“This survey reveals not only that CNAs are burned out and frustrated, but also that the CNA staffing shortage itself is posing the greatest challenge to their work right now,” NAHCA CEO Lori Porter...
Low wages and a lack of respect are the biggest reasons employers are having a hard time retaining and keeping nurses, according to a new industry survey.
Study: Assumption endures that Black LTC residents’ proxies reluctant to engage in advance care planning
Jan 27, 2022
Investigators have found a persistent assumption among nursing home clinicians, administrators and other staff that Black residents’ families prefer more intensive end-of-life interventions.
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...
Strategies in uncertainty: How best to expand our licensed nurse aide workforce
Nov 03, 2021
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on January 31, 2020. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services followed...
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 2
Nov 02, 2021
Unvaccinated workers to pay for tests under federal vaccine mandate, report says … CNA Resource Center formed to address hardships faced by critical LTC workers … CDC: Coronavirus vaccination more...
Clinical briefs for Monday, Oct. 18
Oct 18, 2021
Operators urged to provide more emotional support for nursing assistants after pandemic’s costly toll … Telehealth continues to substitute for in-person care for seniors, but rural use lags … Sleep...