CNA apprenticeships offer career pathways for nursing home workers

May 26, 2021

Apprentices get paid as nursing aides while they pursue training to become certified nursing assistants.

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Breaking down language barriers

CCA’s training programs are offered in several languages, and for caregiver Byeoung Dutt learning essential skills and medical terminologies in her native language makes a huge difference.

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Turning experience into a lasting legacy

May 17, 2021

CCA board member Joyce Hayashi’s advocacy for homecare workers stems from the lessons she learned when she took on the role of caregiver for her mother and sister without any previous training

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Persevering despite the pandemic

April 27, 2021

Starting as a new nursing assistant in the middle of a pandemic proved to be tough. A former kitchen aide, Martha's first day as a CNA was so overwhelming she almost walked away. But she persevered. Now she’s setting her eyes on advancing her career further in the medical field.

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Sandra Found A New Path, And Happiness Along The Way.

February 11, 2021

“I'm making an impact on someone else's life. I'm bringing joy. I'm bringing light. I'm supporting their independence.”

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Lorena learned to believe in herself.

February 10, 2021

"I never had a diploma my whole life... Where I am right now, it means a lot."

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Thriving Together

September 24, 2020

“We always want to help our patients, and when we improve, we do that. It was hard to make time (for training), but we did it together."

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Moving Mountains

August 25, 2020

"I wanted a better career and better life for my family, and this has helped me prepare for my future."

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Purpose-Filled Retirement

July 8, 2020

"We all have a hand in taking care of Grandma. It can be hard. But I'm using a lot of what I learned (in training)."

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Adjusting to Virtual Learning

May 22, 2020

“I’ve never enjoyed meetings via technology, because I felt I wasn’t prepared. But I learned to enjoy the challenge.”

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