Kittypower123's Nursing Blog

By Kittypower123

Joined Feb 13, '09. Posts: 119 (66% Liked) Likes: 242

The following are articles I have written and shared with the nursing community. If you enjoy an article please leave a comment and tell me what you think.

It Goes Both Ways

Having worked in long term care for some time, first as a CNA, now as a nurse, I know how important touch is to the residents. A hug, a hand on the back or shoulder, even a quick squeeze of the hand lets residents know that they are not alone, that someone cares. Residents in long term care often suffer from lack of meaningful physical contact. Often, the only touch they experience is during personal care, which by necessity is conducted professionally. Knowing this, at work I frequently... Read More →



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