working in nursing homes - page 2

With all the bad publicity that nursing homes have been getting lately do any of you feel reluctant to admit that you work in a home even though you know that your home has a good standard of care... Read More

  1. by   terrirn143
    I had been a nurse almost 19 years when in August 2009, I took my first job in a nursing home as an MDS coordinator. Wow, was I surprised. There is never a dull moment and I have yet to say that any day has been boring or without anything to do. When I worked in a hospital there was often down time, but in a nursing home, the work is continuous, there is ALWAYS something to do and the residents become your own extended family in a way. Anyone who thinks nursing home work is easy is truly as one posted said, "clueless."