Not every nursing home wants to become its employees’ landlord, but a Canadian facility is branching out in an effort to boost recruitment.
Glen Haven Manor, in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, is opting to offer affordable housing to its employees within walking distance from the 200-bed facility. It’s renting out a nearby house and then subletting rooms to employees in need, the New Glasgow News reports.
Glen Haven Manor also is offering its units to other stakeholders tied to the nursing home.
“These rentals could be for many staff, for international workers, for someone who has moved from outside the region or province, or it could be for a family member of a resident who is looking for short-term accommodations while visiting a loved one,” CEO Lisa Smith said.
Having the option is increasingly important as the provider looks to the Philippines, India, Nigeria and South Africa for talent. Glen Haven is further boosting its recruitment efforts by forming partnerships with