Nurse Appreciation

During the month of May, OneWell is celebrating National Nurses Month. We appreciate everything our nurses do for the wellbeing of our participants and commend them for their hard work. Cindy Billet and her son Cody receive services from OneWell. As a parent of a child who needs around-the-clock care, Cindy is extremely grateful for the nurses […]

A New Curriculum Trains Nurses to Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

The Golisano Institute for Developmental Disability Nursing at St. John Fisher College‚Äôs Wegmans School of Nursing has developed a new and first-of-its-kind curriculum for integration into existing primary care nurse practitioner residency programs to improve the health care experience for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The online, modularized curriculum provides an in-depth overview […]

Language Barries Affecting In-Home Care

According to recent research published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, patients with language challenges who acquire home health care are at a higher risk of hospital readmission.  Language limitations between patients and caregivers can make effective communication difficult and have been found to possess a negative influence on patient safety and quality of […]