HHS pledges $103 million for worker burnout, shortages
Jan 24, 2022
The Biden administration is supplying $103 million in grants to help curb healthcare worker burnout and staffing shortages, the White House announced Friday.
Survey reveals causes of burnout among U.S. nurses, areas for improvement
Dec 14, 2021
Fully two-thirds of nurses are now considering leaving the profession, a survey released earlier this month from staffing firm Cross Country Healthcare has found.
Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 17
Nov 17, 2021
LTC nurse managers at high risk for burnout, Canadian study finds … Jardiance effective in treating acute heart failure, new data show … FDA moves to increase access to over-the-counter and point-of-care...
LTC nurses who remain on the job are burned out, concerned for residents: news report
Oct 25, 2021
Staff shortages and work overload are taking a heavy toll, long-term care nurses and clinical administrators tell a news outlet in Maine. “We’re trying to make things work as best we can, but...
Sick and tired of being sick and tired
Sep 29, 2021
Geriatric care is a calling. The relationships that caregivers form with their patients at nursing and acute geriatric facilities are unique within the healthcare industry. The average stay for a patient...
Caring for the carers: Reducing turnover among long-term care leaders
Sep 02, 2021
Long-term care organizations need to act purposefully to recruit and retain quality frontline leaders. While the lack of caregivers and nurses is a well-known problem, an increasing number of individuals...
How to keep working in LTC (when you’re not sure how much more you can take)
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Aug 31, 2021
When I speak to long-term care groups, whether to those in leadership positions or to direct care staff, it’s clear that virtually all the audience members have been drawn to the industry because of...
Compassion fatigue – the struggle is real
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Jul 27, 2021
Not getting a vaccine isn’t just affecting you. It’s why we have this variant, and it’s why we all have to keep dealing with this. And it’s why nurses are burning out and getting compassion...
Feds giving $103M to relieve healthcare worker burnout
Jul 19, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services is making approximately $103 million available in federal relief funding to address burnout and promote mental health wellness among healthcare workers.
Leisure activity helps healthcare workers exit the ‘stress cycle,’ study finds
Jun 17, 2021
Workers who had more physical activity on their down time were less likely to report feelings of exhaustion, investigators say.