July 03, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: July 03, 2017

Reader Poll: How do you create time for yourself?

“Instead of taking one big vacation each year, I enjoy getting away for several long weekends — whether it’s to a local destination or somewhere more exotic, like Puerto Rico. I also make it a priority in my day-to-day life to take time for myself since I know how important it is for caregivers to take care of themselves as well. For me, that may mean going to the spa, playing sports or even just trying a new restaurant.” — Debbie Harry-Miller, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Heritage Senior Living, West Allis, WI

Court: CNAs’ overtime case may continue


A lawsuit alleging a New Jersey skilled nursing facility underpaid its certified nursing assistants for overtime and meal breaks may continue, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in May.

How to do it… Boosting retention

Providers are increasingly realizing they need to apply some of the “TLC” for residents to their hard-working staff, as well — or risk absenteeism and attrition. Experts offer valuable insights on how best to ensure employees are getting adequate care and attention.

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