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18 Tips to Retain Quality Caregivers

According to the 2017 Home Care Benchmarking Study, 77% of healthcare agencies stated that the caregiver shortage is one of the top three threats to their workplace. This caregiver crisis is becoming an epidemic... quickly spreading nationwide and with no end in sight. What's the solution?  In a recent poll conducted by Just for CNAs, nurse… Continue reading 18 Tips to Retain Quality Caregivers

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17 Facts about In the Know CNA Inservices

THANK YOU!! Because of you, we've been a leading provider of CNA and HH inservices for 17 YEARS! It's been our mission from day one to offer cost-effective inservice training without sacrificing quality.  Your nurse aides work hard every day and deserve exceptional continuing education to help them succeed! Scroll down for seventeen facts about In… Continue reading 17 Facts about In the Know CNA Inservices

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Are Your CNA Training Dollars Few and Far Between?

Has your budget for continuing education been cut or put on hold during this economic downturn?  When money is tight, it’s typical for many organizations to look at staff training as “non-essential”.  But, consider these results from a recent study of nearly 1200 companies, comparing the impact of recruiting externally with that of developing current… Continue reading Are Your CNA Training Dollars Few and Far Between?

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Do Your CNAs Consider Themselves Well-Trained?

Last week, the results of a Penn State study on occupational injuries were revealed.  It should come as no surprise that nursing assistants and home health aides were high on the "injured list".  However, the researchers found that on-the-job injuries caused a lot more than just a few aches and pains.  They also led to… Continue reading Do Your CNAs Consider Themselves Well-Trained?

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Can You Teach Your CNAs to Be Compassionate?

The dictionary defines compassion as "a deep awareness of the suffering of another, coupled with the wish to relieve that suffering." So, for someone to be compassionate, he or she must be able to put themselves in someone else's shoes, AND act on his or her desire to lessen that person's suffering or unhappiness. It… Continue reading Can You Teach Your CNAs to Be Compassionate?