Work Conditions

The LTC industry should be ashamed

The LTC industry should be ashamed

I left long-term care in 2016. One day, I sat across a long conference room table and was awestruck by the decimation I observed before me.

Surviving the night shift

Surviving the night shift

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In a new study highlighted by McKnight's, more than 60% of night shift workers reported "poor sleep quality, insomnia and impaired sleep-related activities of daily living." Reading those words, I had two reactions: 1) how troubling and sad, and 2) these are my people!

Lessons from increasing medical claims

Lessons from increasing medical claims

As more staff become active in reporting work-related injuries, medical claim costs can hurt company's bottom line.

Dangerous work with low pay, and we wonder why they leave?

Dangerous work with low pay, and we wonder why they leave?

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Researchers have concluded that workers are leaving the field in droves. The two main culprits: poor wages and dangerous work conditions.