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Night Shift Nurses – Stay Healthy Working the Night Shift

Home care nursing requires both day shifts and night shifts.   Adjusting to the night shift can be a challenge, but refer to this blog to learn more about ways to make that adjustment successful. Staying healthy while working the night shift is about more than just getting used to being awake when the rest of the...
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Happy National Nurses Day!

As a nurse, we have the opportunity to heal the heart, mind, soul and body of our patients, their families and ourselves. They may not remember your name but they will never forget the way you made them feel." --Maya Angelou Let’s take a moment to appreciate all of the nurses who have touched our lives...
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Waiver Programs for Home Care Nursing Recipients

In Minnesota, home care nursing is funded occasionally by a person’s health insurance plan, but most often long-term nursing care is funded by MN Medical Assistance (MA).   MA pays for nursing care and supplies, which generally covers the recipient’s needs.  Sometimes, though, the recipient has a unique or short term need that must be addresses...
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Night Shift Nurses – How to Adjust to Working the Night Shift

In home care nursing, nurses often work 12-hour shifts, and their schedules sometimes require rotating between shifts (from days to nights or vice versa). Adjusting to the night shift means changing most aspects of one’s life and can be stressful. For example, it can be difficult for people who work “regular” hours to get enough...
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