The road to providing a solution to the staffing crisis in Ontario has led to a plan by the Ontario Government to fund nursing homes to hire more workers, with the aim for each resident to receive an average of four hours of daily hands-on care by March 31, 2025.
If you or a loved one has been in the hospital recently, chances are that nurses played an important role. Nurses from nurse staffing agencies can be seen all over hospitals and medical centers these days.
When caring for patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s, Personal Support Workers (PSW) are vital to the care process. They help provide so much more than just physical assistance. PSW’s can give emotional support and can lead activities that promote cognitive function in patients who have dementia or Alzheimer’s.
As summer has come to an end, student nurses have returned back to school. Many nursing students have been assisting in care homes for the summer. Although some student nurses might be able to come back and work over the weekends, this is not always possible.
Nurses are in high demand these days.
Some days, clinics have a nurse shortage and often need last-minute help due to a call-in. Such clinics may only require a nurse to fill-in for the day, and that’s usually not always an easy problem to solve.