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Table 1 The distribution of assistant nurses during the 24-hour period

From: Dignity in bodily care at the end of life in a nursing home: an ethnographic study

Working shifts Time Number of ANs/ shift
Daytime weekdays 7 am – 4 pm 2
Evenings weekdays and weekends 4 pm – 21 pm 1 + 1 ambulatory, covering all units
Weekends 7 am – 12 o’clock 2
Weekends 12 o’clock – 4 pm 1
Nights 9 pm – 07 am 2 covering all units