Hospice of the Red River Valley certified nursing assistants (CNAs) work with patients to provide individualized care based on each person’s preferences. Hospice CNAs help patients with personal care needs, including feeding, bathing assistance, shaving and nail care. They also provide light housekeeping services for individuals under our care. But perhaps the most important aspect of a hospice CNA’s role is preserving the patient’s dignity and respecting their wishes for personal cares, as the CNA often spends the most time with a patient while providing the most delicate of cares.
We spoke with Hospice of the Red River Valley CNA Angie Judd about the distinct role of a hospice CNA and her experience providing care and support to our patients and their families. Learn more about Angie’s passionate to serve others.