20 high-schoolers complete Healthcare Heroes pilot LNA program: ‘This is an investment in their future’
Healthcare Heroes in the Making, an initiative of New Hampshire Needs Caregivers, this week celebrated its first cohort of high school students trained to be licensed nursing assistants (LNAs). A pinning ceremony on May 25 at LNA Health Careers in Manchester marked the completion of the grant-funded Healthcare Heroes in the Making pilot program. These […]
NH Needs Caregivers! Launches Healthcare Heroes in the Making for HS students to become licensed nursing assistants
The New Hampshire Needs Caregivers!, a grant-funded initiative, has launched a new program, Healthcare Heroes in the Making, to encourage and support high school students who want to explore and start a pathway in a healthcare career. The program will recruit, train and place upwards of 300 high school students, across the state 16 years […]
For many who work in healthcare, the desire to work as a caregiver goes beyond a career choice: it’s a calling. This path is more than just a job. It means you are giving back to someone who can never repay you, but all the while you must ensure that they are cared for with […]
The pandemic prompted a lot of changes and for one woman, an executive order meant to beef up nursing home staffing changed her life. Watch Allie Sgro’s story on WMUR.
It’s no secret that working in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. The pandemic only further emphasized this. Being a caregiver is for the lionhearted. During a time of uncertainty and wariness, it’s for those that are fearless enough to take care of others and for those that are kind enough to spark […]
Like many workforce challenges, the shortage of licensed nurse’s assistants has been exacerbated by COVID-19 and its myriad effects on employment and personal safety. But the LNA shortage has been brewing for decades.’ Read the full article by Roberta Baker in The Laconia Daily Sun.
About the Program The New Hampshire Health Care Association (NHHCA) recently received a $641,000 grant through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to recruit, assist and place upwards of 700 individuals in nursing homes across the state as Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs). Individuals can be trained in as little as three weeks for […]