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There are currently 22 nursing homes in Colorado that offer CNA classes to those who are looking for on the job training.  Search listing, Enroll Now.
Long term care residents can sometimes suffer from depression caused by age associated life transitions, illness, stress, mental illness and loneliness. Studies have found that those who reside in long term care centers that had a high level of voluntary contact with pets had lower bouts of loneliness than those who reported a low level of contact.
This annual celebration that the National Center for Assisted Living established in 1995 allows assisted living establishments to connect with members of their local communities. 
As certified nursing assistants, you want to make a good first impression at welcoming a new resident to the facility.
CNAs and other healthcare workers who are employed in a hospital or nursing home need to understand about fires and fire safe practices. They need to understand the right ways to prevent fires and how to act when a fire starts.
This week 15-22 is set aside this year in June to recognize the CNAs who have devoted their lives to the welfare of others. Not only do they play a significant role in the healthcare field by providing direct patient care, they are the front line of patient care and are vital to daily operations in hospitals and nursing care facilities.
Did you know that there are more than 600,000 Certified Nursing Assistants providing personal care, assistance with daily activities, and clinical support for 1.4 million nursing home residents nationwide in the US.  Who are the Certified Nursing Assistants?
As a Certified Nursing Assistant, effective communication is a very important part of your daily job. CNAs are required to communicate with many different care team members such as supervisors, care team members, family members and most importantly, the resident.
Studies have revealed that excessive noise can have both negative physical and emotional effects on both residents and healthcare members. Residents and those who are chronically ill can sometimes be sensitive to noises.