Van Allen Nursing Home receives Grant

Van Allen Nursing Home received a grant from Department of Labor, as presented by Assemblyman Marc Butler. The nursing home was awarded $49,490 to be used towards a 6 month comprehensive training and skills development for all employees, as part of a total quality management program and organizational culture change. The training is a planned effort to change and enhance the facility's culture of providing services, and planning to meet the future needs of those who will be requiring long term care services. The training is being conducted by a local training company, Diversified Development. The training is being conducted from July 08 through January 2009.

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anonymous says ... on Saturday, May 16 at 6:01 PM

van allens might keep there staff if they knew how to treat them and they might have less problems if half of there staff knew how to treat the residents there.

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Rachel` says ... on Friday, Jan 23 at 11:04 AM

i think this is wonderful I LOVE VAN ALLENS its a beautiful ficility and has very nice workers, if you need anything they are right there for you!!!

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nurse says ... on Wednesday, Oct 29 at 4:54 PM

I think it's great! You can never have too much education when it comes to healthcare.

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Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Oct 23 at 12:30 PM

Ok...What training do they need that they don't have.What about pay raise so theres more staff.Or just to keep the staff they all ready have.If anything there should be a way so people can get there CNA,LPN or RN and maybe have more employees.

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