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7 Tips for Working with New Nursing Home Staff

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Nurse assisting senior man using a walker.
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Nurse walks with senior woman in nursing home.
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Relationships with the staff are key


Clock.
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Vary the times you visit


Nursing home event.
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Be visible


People sitting in a conference together and taking notes
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Attend care plan meetings


A nurse going through details during a visit with concerned man.
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Voice your concerns properly


Chain of command.
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Follow the chain of command if you have a problem


Thank you gifts.
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Say thank you


Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin

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Dorian Martin writes about various topics for HealthCentral, including Alzheimer’s disease, diet/exercise, menopause and lung cancer. Dorian is a health and caregiving advocate living in College Station, TX. She has a Ph.D. in educational human resource development. Dorian also founded I Start Wondering, which encourages people to embrace a life-long learning approach to aging. She teaches Sheng Zhen Gong, a form of Qigong. Follow Dorian on Twitter at @dorianmartin, Facebook or Instagram at @doriannmartin.