Category Archives: Communication in Healthcare

LNA Uses Emotional Intelligence to Help a Resident in Distress!

Sally was a new admit on the secure unit for residents with dementia.  Her family had left and she was beside herself.  Alternating between sobbing and lashing out angrily at the Licensed Nursing Assistant, Kandis Brunelle, LNA and nurse, (me), … Continue reading

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From Visionary Idea to State of the Art Program! AON 5-Nurses Week 2018

Elizabeth Scala, MSN/MBA and I have known each other for a few years now and have enjoyed collaborating on a few projects. I recall when she was just starting out with her entrepreneurial dreams, a path I had been on … Continue reading

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Improvisational theater games for people with Parkinson’s and caregivers

By Margot Escott, LCSW Improvisational Theatre Games for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners is not just fun but therapeutic. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a movement disorder that affects up to 1 million people in the US and … Continue reading

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