ACCESS Nursing News and Blog

How People Living with Alzheimer’s Can Enjoy the Holidays

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Nov 18, 2021 2:00:00 PM

The holiday season is a time for festive activities, changes in daily routines, connecting with extended family, and annual traditions. Although this sounds like a lot of fun, for seniors living with Alzheimer’s this can cause an extreme amount of stress.

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Topics: Blog, Homecare, Nursing Services, Private Duty Nursing

ACCESS Nursing Private Duty Nurses Offer Their Top Tips: Caring for Breast Cancer Patients

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Oct 14, 2021 1:58:36 PM

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the CDC breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the US, with about 255,000 cases diagnosed each year, and about 2,300 cases a year in men.

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Topics: Blog, Nursing Services, Private Duty Nursing

5 Ways to Curb Burnout Among Nurses

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Oct 7, 2021 12:33:00 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on the professional and personal lives of nurses throughout the US. Working in the health care industry right now, particularly as a frontline worker, has been called exhausting as nurses are being pushed to their limits. Today’s job definition for a frontline worker is now considered to be one of the most demanding and stressful. An American Nurses Association (ANA) survey asked 22,000 nurses nationwide how they were feeling. The results found 51% felt exhausted, 43% felt overwhelmed, and 28% felt a desire to quit the profession or their current position.

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Topics: Blog, Nursing Services, COVID-19, Vaccination

ACCESS Nursing Services Offers Solutions for the Nurse Staffing  Shortage

Posted by ACCESS Nursing Services on Sep 23, 2021 11:49:00 AM

Almost every business and industry nationwide is currently facing a staffing shortage. The healthcare industry is no exception. The American Nursing Association (ANA) has declared the nurse staffing shortage “a national crisis.”

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Topics: Blog, News, Nursing Services

ACCESS Nursing Founder Louise Weadock, MPH, RN Named to Prestigious Crain’s NY Business 2021 Notable Women Business Owners List

Posted by Louise Weadock, MPH, RN, Founder and CEO-CNO Access Nursing on Aug 17, 2021 11:22:00 AM

Congratulations to our ACCESS Nursing Services founder Louise Weadock, who has just added the prestigious Crain’s New York Business 2021 Notable Women Business Owners to her rapidly growing list of awards and achievements! Louise was also named to Crain’s New York Business 2020 Notable in Health Care, and she was awarded the 914Inc. Women in Business Awards, among Westchester’s Class of 2020 Women in Business.

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Topics: Insider, News, Nursing Services

Cultural Respect is Key to Providing the Best Care

When hiring a homecare aide, make sure that cultural respect is high on your checklist of what is required of the homecare professional you are considering, along with experience, expertise, patience, compassion, dependability and communication. “Culturally-sensitive” care is integral to providing quality healthcare that is responsive to each patient’s needs, according to the National Institute of Health.

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Topics: Blog, Homecare, Nursing Services