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Hello, Due to guidance from DOH, we cannot have our beautician come in to cut our resident's hair. We do have a nurse aide that is a licensed beautician and have recently reached out to the DOH to ask if she can cut the resident's hair. Our CEO predicts they will say no as it is not in her listed job duties. How have you all been handling hair cuts for your residents? Our facility is long term care/nursing home. Thanks, -Shannon
I Am Bored: Brainstorming to Alleviate Resident Boredom by Kathleen Hughes, ADC There are lots of postings lately on the numerous Facebook pages for Activity Professionals about how the residents do not like their activities or that residents, families and other staff are bored with the activities offered. There are other comments about how residents ask for specific activities and then do not attend or ignore requests for preferences or suggestions. We also have “younger” residents looking for activities that they are interested in and do not want to be with the “older” residents. Perhaps