CNA students craft with seniors


December 21, 2021

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WESTGATE RESIDENT Dennis Gayan works with Amanda Sprague, CNA instructor with the GOISD and Elaina Johnston, 16, of Bessemer, a student in the CNA program, to paint a Christmas Tree on Thursday morning at the nursing facility in Ironwood.


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IRONWOOD - Residents of the Westgate Nursing Home participated in a variety of crafts with the assistance of students in the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District's CNA program on Thursday.

Students helped residents to make clothes pin reindeer, popsicle stick Christmas trees, and paint a picture of a snowman, Santa Claus, or Christmas Tree.

"The resident's ability to participate determined the craft they would do with each resident," said Amanda Sprague, CNA instructor with the GOISD. "The students felt flexibility was important for sel...

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