nursing workforce

  • Oregon Center for Nursing Grants $496,496 to Foster Nurse Well-being in Long-Term Care Settings

    July 13, 2023

    Portland, Ore., July 13, 2023 — The Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) recently awarded $496,496 in grant funding to support mental health and emotional wellness initiatives for nurses in long-term care environments. Funding was made possible by the generous support of the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS).  The grants will support the nursing workforce of … Read more

  • The Ace Project

    June 29, 2023

    Skilled Nursing Facility | Eugene, Oregon Project Abstract: We’ve identified communication breakdown and subsequent time waste between nursing staff as a primary stressor in our facility. The inability to locate nursing staff on the floor, and the time associated with walking the unit to locate staff is causing unnecessary delays in communication and contributing to … Read more

  • Improving Nurse Well-Being through The Five Ways Model

    Skilled Nursing Facility | Mt. Angel, Oregon Project Abstract: Rising rates of compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, and burnout among nurses at Providence Benedictine must be addressed in a cohesive, evidence-based, and intentional manner. We will use the Five Ways to Wellbeing model is a model to enrich culture, enhance mental and physical health, and … Read more

  • Macdonald Residence Nursing Wellness Initiative

    Assisted Living | Portland, Oregon Project Abstract: Built in response to the needs of residents in Portland’s Old Town/Chinatown neighborhoods, Macdonald Residence is home to 54 medically fragile people ranging from adults in their 40s through seniors. All are unable to live independently and require assistance with the tasks of daily living. Nurses and support … Read more

  • Updating and Renovating Employee Break Spaces

    Long-Term Care | Salem, Oregon Project Abstract: The pandemic has extremely impacted our community at Mennonite Village (MV). We have seen an increase in the amount of burnout and stress our nursing staff have been experiencing. Staffing shortages, Covid 19 precautions, and increased workloads could be some of the reasons we are seeing this issue. … Read more

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