As we’ve come to understand, bad things can happen through no fault of our own. Sometimes, it’s a matter of someone else being victimized by fate’s fickle finger – and playing the misfortune forward.
When we launched the McKnight’s Mood of the Market surveys four years ago, the goal was to find out how long-term care providers truly felt about their daily roles.
The National Labor Relations Board gave skilled care operators another kick to the gut Friday.
If your facility requires employees to clock in, you’ll probably want to pay attention to a recent ruling with the potential to cost you plenty.
This is probably a good time to address a rather ticklish staffing-related issue in long-term care: overtime pay.
Mama used to say the only good thing about being sick is that you’ll feel better later — if you live.
One consequence of this long-term care’s perpetual staffing shortage is that employees are sometimes — or in some facilities more than sometimes — told they must work overtime.
McKnight’s has been reporting on long-term care since 1980, and unapologetically “telling it like it is” just as long.
At first glance, hospice would seem to be a natural fit for long-term care. But not so fast there, LTC partner.
By all indications, it is going to be very good year in long-term care. At least, for lawy firms serving the sector.
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