Long-term care picks up 11,000 jobs but recovery resembles roller-coaster ride
Nov 07, 2022
Nursing homes and residential care facilities gained another 11,000 jobs in October, a quick rebound after a fresh slump in September.
Nursing homes among healthcare sectors seeing job gains in May: report
Jun 06, 2022
The nursing home industry has finally started to make employment gains after losing more than 200,000 workers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new federal statistics.
We now join our general strike in progress
Oct 18, 2021
If it’s any consolation, you no longer walk alone. At least, not on the labor front.
Skilled nursing jobs to grow by 13% through 2026, though other healthcare segments will fare better
May 10, 2018
Skilled nursing facilities’ share of the healthcare workforce will shrink by 2026 even as its employee numbers grow, according to new projections built on Bureau of Labor data.
SNF workers ill, hurt most often
James M. Berklan
Dec 01, 2013
Nursing home workers own the worst rates of employee injuries and illnesses among U.S. workforces, notes a new report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Here’s the lowdown on your direct-care workforce
James M. Berklan
Aug 14, 2013
If a profession were going to grow so much it could dominate certain employment sectors in the near future, it would only make sense to start focusing more on that profession, wouldn’t it? Long-term...
Healthcare hiring contributes to rosier September jobs numbers
Oct 11, 2012
The healthcare sector contributed 43,500 jobs to the U.S. economy in September, according to jobs numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
New initiatives needed to build skilled caregiver workforce
Alice Vestergaard, Ed.D
May 05, 2012
The aging of the American population and the healthcare issues that go with it are creating a demographic earthquake that will shake our current system of healthcare to the core. We are on our way to becoming...