Tag Archives: Long Term Care

Internet Training Reduces Assaults in Long-Term Care

Research indicates that nursing assistants experience frequent physical and verbal assaults by residents in nursing homes, which is stressful for the staff and may decrease quality of care of residents. Internet training, however, may offer help that benefits both staff and residents. New research published in the January 2012 issue of Geriatric Nursing suggests that […]

Gerontology Study Confirms Internet Training Helps Nurse Aids Respond to Aggression

Research indicates that nursing home caregivers are subjected to verbal and physical assaults by residents suffering from dementia and other mental disorders. Fortunately, according to results published in the October 2011 online issue of The Gerontologist, web-based training in communication and response skills can better equip caregivers to handle those attacks.