CNAs Jobs at Goodwin House

At Goodwin House, Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) work in many different jobs. What are the differences between these jobs?

All CNAs provide personal care and companionship to older adults, or residents, with a focus on the resident’s individual preferences and choices.

Home Care CNAs provide personal care and companionship to residents on a one-to-one basis, usually in the home, however they can also provide that care in a nursing home setting or assisted living.

Hospice CNAs provide personal care and companionship to residents on a one-to-one basis, in the home, or in a nursing home or assisted living. These CNAs work exclusively with residents receiving Hospice services.

Assisted Living CNAs work in teams to provide personal care to residents who live in assisted living, and require assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). At Goodwin House, three Assisted Living CNAs work with approximately 40 residents.

Health Care CNAs work in teams to provide personal care to residents in a nursing home setting. At Goodwin House, two Health Care CNAs work with 12-16 residents, providing assistance based on each individual’s needs, from some assistance, to total assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).

CNAs in the Small House also work in teams to provide care. At Goodwin House, two CNAs work in a household with 10 residents.  These CNAs also participate in meal preparation, household activities, and light housekeeping.