CNAs... We Are Here For You!

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NAHCA is a Professional Association of and for Certified Nursing Assistants.


(CNN)  March 17, 2017

When CNN published a report revealing widespread sexual abuse and assault in nursing homes, many people asked the same question: Why isn't more being done to stop it?

The multi-part investigation revealed disturbing cases of rape and sexual abuse by nursing assistants and found that more than 1,000 nursing homes had been cited for mishandling suspected cases of sexual abuse. It also documented the trail of one aide who is accused of being a serial abuser -- moving from facility to facility despite a history of allegations against him.

In response, the National Association of Health Care Assistants pledged to take action. The organization said it was "saddened and sickened by the CNN investigative report" and that it planned to immediately ramp up its education and training efforts. It said it especially wants to ensure that nursing assistants know how to spot potential abuse and report it promptly.   Read More....

NAHCA Response to CNN Investigation


Conference 2017   Washington DC   September 6-7, 2017


Benefits of CNA Membership

There are many benefits to Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) membership: We stand together to demonstrate our professional pride; we are changing the public perception of health care facilities and the CNAs who work in them; and we have a large number of CNA members nationwide, which has gained the attention of many companies who have partnered with us to honor our members with great discounts on products and services! We work each and every day to improve both the personal and professional lives of our members. Certified Nursing Assistants deserve it!


"NAHCA takes care of our CNAs, the most important force within any Long Term Care facility."

Jeffreys Barrett, Administrator, Maravilla Care Center, Phoenix, AZ