Vacancy

Survey: Assisted living salaries solid, vacancy rates stable

Survey: Assisted living salaries solid, vacancy rates stable

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Administrators in assisted living earned a median salary of $80,830 in 2014, an increase of more than 2% over the previous year, according to a comprehensive new report. Chefs, cooks and sous chefs all saw salaries rise.

Survey assesses turnover and retention rates among assisted living workers

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The overall retention rate for all assisted living employees was 73% in 2011, a new survey from a provider group finds.

Flu shots: An accommodation for everybody

Flu shots: An accommodation for everybody

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If you want to get a lot of attention on the big screen, an old rub goes, all you have to do is trot out some kids or a dog. In long-term care, just bring up the topic of mandated flu shots for healthcare workers.

Flu shots: An accommodation for everybody

Flu shots: An accommodation for everybody

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If you want to get a lot of attention on the big screen, an old rub goes, all you have to do is trot out some kids or a dog. In long-term care, just bring up the topic of mandated flu shots for healthcare workers.

Silverchair Learning Systems recognized as a top employer

Silverchair Learning Systems was recently named as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list was created by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. "This honor reflects directly on all of our employees who work hard to make our organization great," said Mike Mutka, the firm's president and COO. The company offers online education options for senior care professionals.

Fewer nurse faculty available to teach new nurses, association report finds

Fewer nurse faculty available to teach new nurses, association report finds

The vacancy rate for nurse faculty members at U.S. nursing schools has risen over last year. That has further limited the growth of schools of nursing and contributed to the current shortage of nurses, according to a new survey from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.