CNA Perspectives on Caring for Residents with Dementia

Angie SzumlinskiHealth, News

Alzheimer disease and other dementias are common diagnoses in long-term care (LTC). In this setting, certified nurse aides (CNAs) provide the majority of care for residents with dementia. The responsibility can be challenging, however, as evidenced by frequent CNA staff turnover. Read about the findings of four focus groups made up of 20 CNAs to understand the unique barriers impacting their ability to care for these patients in a study reported by Managed Health Care Connect: