Web Conference: On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-term Care

On June 12, 2007, Robyn Stone made a presentation in a Web conference entitled "On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-Term Care." This is the text version of Dr. Stone's slide presentation.

Slide 1

Important Role of Nursing Assistants

  • Eyes, ears and high touch in nursing homes
  • Major formal caregiver in long-term care
  • First to identify subtle changes in resident condition

Slide 2

Current Workforce Crisis

  • Significant turnover of CNAs
  • Lack of both soft and clinical skills
  • Typically CNAs not included in care process
  • CNAs must be integral member of care team
    • Boosts worker morale
    • Ensures retention and better quality
Current as of June 2007
Internet Citation: Web Conference: On-Time Quality Improvement for Long-term Care. June 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/ontime/puwebcast/stonetxt.html