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  1. Co-worker making numerous mistakes
    Thank you, up to this point everything reported to the DON has been verbal but that will change now. We are not allowed to do an incident report or a med error report on another employee, only the...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Co-worker making numerous mistakes
    I work in a ALF. We have a prn LPN that has been a nurse for over 25 years although she has not always worked as a nurse. She worked for our facility when we first opened then left to go some where...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Incident reports...how long does it take to complete one?
    We have paper, if we don't send them out we have a 1 pg incident report, 2 page fall followup such as what could have been done to prevent, paper to notify the Dr is not serious and charting along...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Assisted Living
    I work in a ALF with 24 hour nursing. We have a LPN that works 7a to 12n and one that works 7a to 7p. Then we have a LPN that works 7p to 10p and one for 7p to 7a. We have a CNA 7a to 2p and one 7a...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. What's It All About, ALFie?--Help and Support for Assisted Living Nurses
    The meds that we give our residents come in bubble paks like in the nursing home. We are such a brand new facility that at this moment we only have a DON/Nurse Manager, 3 FT LPN's and 2 PT LPN's and...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Assisted Living Center
    We have 24 hour nursing on duty, not on call but actually in the building. I don't know how common this is but in our town none of the other alf have it. We don't have any med techs, only LPN's can...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Assisted Living Center
    I am surprised that I only received 1 reply to this question. Do you think there are just not that many alf nurses out there?
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. What's It All About, ALFie?--Help and Support for Assisted Living Nurses
    I am currently working at a alf that has been open about 1 month. Brand new beautiful facility! My question is what kind of activities do you do with the residents? What meds are in lock up?...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Assisted Living Center
    I am currently working at a alf that has been open about 1 month. Brand new beautiful facility! My question is what kind of activities do you do with the residents? What meds are in lock up?...
    Feb 16, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Assisted Living
    Sounds great thanks! We are not having any specialized units. We have 32 bed assisted living, and I think a 38 bed independent living. This building was just built and won't open for a few weeks but...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Assisted Living
    Anyone out there who works in assisted living? I am starting a new position in a brand new facility and would like a llittle information about how things run in your facility! Thanks!:heartbeat
    Dec 21, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. # of residents in LTC
    I have approx 48 residents on 3-11 shift. I have 4 cna's and me and I do all treatments, med passes, dr orders etc. This is to many to give any kind of care to let alone quality care!:nono:
    Nov 11, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. What's It All About, ALFie?--Help and Support for Assisted Living Nurses
    I have been a LPN for 18 years and I have a interview tomorrow morning at a new retirement community opening in my town in December. They have assisted living along with other styles. I am currently...
    Nov 11, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. My first resident passed away last night
    :hgu:HUGS:hgu:
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. My first resident passed away last night
    Just talking to people who understand. I lost my first resident last night. I have been a nurse for 18 years but only in ltc for 3 1/2 months. This was a special one, :heartbeatI admitted him and...
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. christmas card exchange 2008
    Welcome!:D
    Nov 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. christmas card exchange 2008
    Sounds good to me, thanks for all your work!
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Peri-Care - What do you think of this?
    Yep, exactly the reason stated above. Apparently the Admin had this happen at a previous facility and she doesn't want it happening again.
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Christmas Party
    I am on the Christmas party planning committee at the ltc facility where I work.:wink2: I have not worked there at Christmas before, so I am looking for some ideas:idea: that you all use at your...
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Pets at work
    :bow::bow::bow::bow::yeah::yeah::yeah:
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Peri-Care - What do you think of this?
    We were recently given a memo at the ltc facility I work at about proper peri care. On the male side they had listed the following: DO NOT pull back the foreskin on uncircumcised males.:down:...
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. christmas card exchange 2008
    Has anyone received their Christmas card list yet? I just want to make sure I haven't missed out!:up:
    Nov 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Will I get fired?
    I agree, I think we all should stop reading and posting on anything from him. None of it sound legit.
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. travels nurses
    :up::up::up::up::up::up::up::up::up::up:
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Will I get fired?
    Are you for real?:no: Just about everything you do is against company policy and you are questioning if you report gossip?:nono: You need another profession as you obviously can't be professional...
    Oct 31, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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