Happy Nursing Assistants Week!

We couldn’t do what we do without our amazing team of nursing assistants. It’s Nursing Assistants Week, and we are so grateful for the compassionate work our CNAs do that truly makes a difference for Alive patients and their families. See below for highlighted CNA stories and some of the kind words and accolades our incredible CNAs receive from team members and the patients and families they care for.

“CNAs are the backbone of our organization. They form great reciprocal relationships and make patients and families feel very supported. I hear from families that they take time to get to know them before providing care to alleviate any anxiety.” – Amy Allen, Administrator of Home Care

From Retail to Hospice Care

LaTasha Bond has been a hospice aide at Alive for 16 years, and she recently shared how hospice work has positively changed her outlook on life. Read more.

Caring Like Family

Murfreesboro team coordinator, Misty Dalton, started at Alive as a hospice aide – see what her favorite part about patient care was. Read more.

Your hospice renewed my faith in healthcare. I have never seen such caring staff from the chaplain to all the aides, nurses, and doctors to the ones greeting people coming in the door. Thank you for caring and comforting my dad and allowing him the privilege of leaving this world with dignity. – Family member of Alive patient

“I can’t say enough about how amazing our CNAs are. They are key to our success because they have the most intimate relationships with the patients. They often know things before the nurses because they are there so much with the patients and families.” – Jennifer Levi, BSN, RN, Sr. Director of Inpatient Units

Know someone who would make a great CNA?

We are seeking motivated, compassionate individuals who want to care for hospice patients in their homes and our in-patient units. We pay for training and certification, and no prior experience is needed. Alive’s Certified Nursing Assistant Scholarship program pays for the four-week CNA certification course at NATS Inc. in Nashville. Help us spread the word, and you may be eligible for a referral bonus!



For more stories on our blog about the amazing work our care teams do each day, click here!

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