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Necessities of a Certified Nursing Assistant By R Smith
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Being a CNA (certified nursing assistant) is a rewarding job, although there are times challenges may arise testing your character as a professional care giver. A CNA works under the direct... More > supervision of a RN (Registered Nurse) while offering patient care. A CNA is one who helps patients in a hospital or residents in a nursing home with their ADL’s (Activities of daily living). The job involves bathing residents, picking out clothes, getting dress or undressed, combing hair and feeding residents< Less
Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing By Elisabeth Halligan
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Florence Nightingale arrived in Scutari near Constantinople (now called Istanbul) with about three dozen trained nurses during the Crimean War (1853-56). She was shocked to find that British... More > soliders were seven times more likely to die from contagious diseases such as cholera and typhoid than from their war wounds. After tirelessly working for change in battlefield "hospitals", Nightingale returned to England. She took up the cause of sanitation in hospitals and worked to change the very nature of nursing. First published in 1859, Notes on Nursing is written in a clear and sensible voice. It is comprised of all of her nursing experiences. She listed the chief elements of nursing as proper ventilation and warmth, improved health conditions in homes and hospitals, healthful and appropriate foods, clean beds and bedding, plentiful light, clean rooms and walls, personal hygiene, appropriate conversations and astute observations. A must read for anyone contemplating nursing as a career.< Less
Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing By Elisabeth Halligan
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Florence Nightingale arrived in Scutari near Constantinople (now called Istanbul) with about three dozen trained nurses during the Crimean War (1853-56). She was shocked to find that British... More > soliders were seven times more likely to die from contagious diseases such as cholera and typhoid than from their war wounds. After tirelessly working for change in battlefield "hospitals", Nightingale returned to England. She took up the cause of sanitation in hospitals and worked to change the very nature of nursing. First published in 1859, Notes on Nursing is written in a clear and sensible voice. It is comprised of all of her nursing experiences. She listed the chief elements of nursing as proper ventilation and warmth, improved health conditions in homes and hospitals, healthful and appropriate foods, clean beds and bedding, plentiful light, clean rooms and walls, personal hygiene, appropriate conversations and astute observations. A must read for anyone contemplating nursing as a career.< Less
The Boomer's Guide to Aging Parents, Vol. 4, How to Choose a Nursing Home By Carolyn L. Rosenblatt
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This minibook reviews some of the most popular internet sites that people use to help choose a nursing home. It compares them, giving the strengths and weaknesses of each. It gives legal... More > information about nursing homes that every adult child should know to keep your elder safe.< Less
The Boomer's Guide to Aging Parents, Vol. 4, How to Choose a Nursing Home By Carolyn L. Rosenblatt
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This minibook reviews some of the most popular internet sites that people use to help choose a nursing home. It compares them, giving the strengths and weaknesses of each. It gives legal... More > information about nursing homes that every adult child should know to keep your elder safe.< Less
Relevant Elder Care: Nursing Home Transition Guide for Families By Dr. Lisa Ann Homic
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“Today’s residents in nursing homes were the movers and shakers of society thirty years ago. Now they are at the mercy of medical personnel and family members making decisions for... More > them.” If you feel in the dark about nursing homes, you are not alone. But, you also have the opportunity to seek the information you need to provide your loved ones with a safe and nurturing environment and not just meet their medical needs. Be prepared and ready to advocate for your loved one. Having worked as a mental health consultant in a nursing home I know what is ignored by the nursing home medical team. I can explain how flawed mental health care is for the geriatric population. Laws attempt to handle these inequities but we would be foolish to rely on governmental policy. It will be up to you, the family members. You can do it with the right approach and a well thought out plan. FREE COACHING AVAILABLE.< Less
Quacks: Two Years As a Patient in a Veterans Affairs Nursing Home By Fred Dungan
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A while back, I made the mistake of walking into the VA hospital in Loma Linda, California, to get a right knee implant. How was I supposed to know the surgeon was lying about his rate of success? He... More > lost my upper partial dental plate, the titanium prothesis became infected, and my right knee is now frozen in a bent position. I can't stand up, I'm not comfortable lying down, I'm horribly scarred, I can't drive, and I'm stuck in a rickety wheelchair that desperately needs a front end alignment. They addicted me to morphine and sent me home to die. God help me before I'm dead and gone. Quacks is about negligence, malpractice, and abuse in VA nursing homes. Read it to find out how to change the VA system for the better.< Less
Quacks: Two Years As a Patient in a Veterans Affairs Nursing Home By Fred Dungan
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A while back, I made the mistake of walking into the VA hospital in Loma Linda, California, to get a right knee implant. How was I supposed to know the surgeon was lying about his rate of success? He... More > lost my upper partial dental plate, the titanium prothesis became infected, and my right knee is now frozen in a bent position. I can't stand up, I'm not comfortable lying down, I'm horribly scarred, I can't drive, and I'm stuck in a rickety wheelchair that desperately needs a front end alignment. They addicted me to morphine and sent me home to die. God help me before I'm dead and gone. Quacks is about negligence, malpractice, and abuse in VA nursing homes. Read it to find out how to change the VA system for the better.< Less

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