For Your CNAs, General, In the News

Are Your CNAs In the Know about Sexual Harassment?

Regardless of your political leanings, there is no denying that the current presidential election has brought the issue of sexual harassment to the forefront.  As healthcare professionals, we know that sexual harassment is an important topic, mandated as part of every employee’s training by the Joint Commission, OSHA and state regulations. Still, it seems as… Continue reading Are Your CNAs In the Know about Sexual Harassment?

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For CNAs Everywhere: Walking a Path of Purpose

All of us at In the Know are honored to have Corey Anne Rotella, CNA, lend her very special voice to our blog as a regular contributor. Corey has worked on the frontlines of long term care since 2008. As she states, “Sometimes, you pick a career and sometimes a career picks you. In my… Continue reading For CNAs Everywhere: Walking a Path of Purpose

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How Will You Thank Your CNAs?

CNA Week begins on Thursday, June 12th.  Are you ready to give some extra acknowledgement and appreciation to your hardworking nurse aides? If you need some ideas, please see this blog post on our sister site, Embracing Civility. You can also send your CNAs to this link so that they can win a free copy… Continue reading How Will You Thank Your CNAs?

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A Caregiver Crisis Is Coming…

WANTED (between now and 2022): 580,000 new personal care aides, 424,200 home health aides, and 312,200 nursing assistants. The Bureau of Labor Statistics is estimating that in the not too distant future, our nation will be in the midst of a caregiver crisis.  Hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities will all… Continue reading A Caregiver Crisis Is Coming…

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Green Houses to Help Seniors AND Nursing Assistants Thrive?

You and your CNAs work very hard to promote the best quality of life possible for your elderly patients, clients and/or residents.  But, everyone in healthcare knows that certain issues can really impact client care—such as staffing ratios, quality time spent with clients and infection control practices.  One non-profit organization in the U.S. has developed… Continue reading Green Houses to Help Seniors AND Nursing Assistants Thrive?