Education Funfair

Monday, November 13, 2017

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Celebration of life is one of Jennings’ core values, and our Education Coordinator Jennifer Pazey took it to a new level by organizing a three-day education event for staff. Who says education and mandatory training can’t be fun? Not us! Staff members sharpen skills and complete required annual training but also enjoy snacks and a photo booth in this enjoyable interactive carnival-themed event.

Director of Nursing Susan LoDolce greets staff with registration and information packets.

Our “Ringleader,” Education Coordinator Jennifer Pazey.

Fun at the photo booth!

There are many good practices and tools to use in supporting someone with memory impairment.

Hands on emergency and oxygen therapy technology.

Discussing best practices with IVs and tube feeding.

Safe techniques are important when assisting individuals, for example helping them transfer from a wheelchair into bed

On Friday, March 31 Jennings hosted students from Hong Kong as part of their time studying at Case Western Reserve University. While these health care students visit the United States for a few weeks, they are rotating through different environments to experience how these different settings work. Together with our staff, they spent time with residents as well as children in The Learning Circle at Jennings. They took part in activities, asked questions and took time to know more about Jennings. The Learning Circle preschoolers were in awe, and residents enjoyed the experience of acquainted.

Alzheimer’s Association provides free education

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The Alzheimer’s Association provides free dementia care training for family caregivers. Classes such as “Caring for the Caregiver,” “Communication and Behavior Changes in Individuals with Dementia,” and “Effective Communication Strategies” are available. This helpful education is available at many locations in the Cleveland area. Workshops are free but registration is required by calling 800.272.3900.

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CSU, Jennings work to prevent nursing related injuries

Thursday, October 29, 2015

When state-tested nursing assistants (STNA) work with residents in care settings for older adults, they aim to help the individuals they serve in physically demanding ways such as repositioning the resident in bed, or moving him or her from the bed to a wheelchair. But there are risks they take with the job that may [more…]

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Jennings’ staff attends Change AGEnts Communications Institute

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Jennings’ Director of Nursing Susan LoDolce (right) and Gardenside Rehabilitation Program Leader Renee Gall (left) attended The John A. Hartford Foundation​ 2015 Change AGEnts Communications Institute July 13-15 in Chicago. The Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative accelerates sustained practice change that improves the health of older Americans, their families, and communities. It does this by harnessing [more…]

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