• Understanding MDS Item B0700 (Makes Self Understood)

    Understanding MDS Item B0700 (Makes Self Understood)

    By AANAC -

    B0700 (Makes Self Understood) may seem like a small item on the MDS; however, it’s not insignificant, it’s mighty. B0700 is the ability of your resident to express or communicate needs, and yet there’s so much more to it than that.

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  • 4 Good Reads to Reflect on the Lessons in LTC

    4 Good Reads to Reflect on the Lessons in LTC

    By AANAC -

    Many writers over the years have written about nursing and caring for older adults, usually a parent or grandparent, and about the lessons they learned along the way. Enjoy a few short poems below and pause for a moment today to reflect on not only the outstanding care you provide for your residents, but also what your residents offer to you in your time together.

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  • 9 Exceptional Nurses Leading the Way in Long-Term Care

    9 Exceptional Nurses Leading the Way in Long-Term Care

    By AANAC -

    At the 2017 AANAC Annual Conference, we celebrated nine exceptional nurses who are leading the way in long-term care. In this blog, take a look at the 2017 AANAC Awards and Scholarships winners and hear from them about what this achievement means for their careers in LTC.

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  • Long-Term Care Stole My Heart

    Long-Term Care Stole My Heart

    By Pamela Allen, BSN, RN, CDP, CADDCT, RAC-CT -

    AANAC member, Pamela Allen, tells her story about how she became inspired to start her career in geriatrics and long-term care.

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