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By recognizing the symptoms of depression in the elderly in Nursing Homes and taking corrective action, the CNA has the possibility to greatly lessen the effects of depression.
When conflict erupts between residents, it’s most often up to the certified nursing assistant and nurses to set things straight and smooth things over. Conflict and aggression between residents are too common in nursing facilities and are a threat to residents and CNA safety.
In any job that involves dealing with the public, it is impossible to avoid the occasional difficult customer. This fact may be especially true in the medical field. Many people tend to get grumpy when they aren't feeling well, which may result in acting out and being otherwise uncooperative. As a CNA, you may experience these types of people often.
The Importance of CNAs Providing Excellent Oral Hygiene. It is crucial for the CNAs of patients to master what techniques will offer them with the most effective dental care.
As a CNA, or Certified Nursing Assistant, there are both excellent advice and exercises that can be provided to patients who are looking for foot relief.
Today’s certified nursing assistant will need to become more willing, and able, to roll with what is coming. You will be asked to provide more service, with less resources.
According to a study that was supported by The Commonwealth Fund, at least a third of the 1.6 million nursing home residents in the United States may suffer from malnutrition or dehydration.