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Bonuses, 5.49% salary jump part of soaring costs for CCRC nurse leaders: report
Jul 08, 2022
Costly bonuses remain a key strategy as providers try to find and retain workers amid sharply rising salaries for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs).
Removing SNF spaces among adaptive tactics used by successful CCRCs: report
May 01, 2022
Removing skilled nursing spaces should be part of wide considerations for life plan and continuing care retirement communities’ looking to succeed, says a new Ziegler report.
Nearly half of life plan community operators to reduce SNF footprint
Jan 05, 2022
Close to 45% of life plan communities are planning to reduce or eliminate their skilled nursing units in the future, despite 75% of providers saying that having a SNF unit is very important for their organizations,...
Solution to nursing homes’ census struggles could be right under their nose
James M. Berklan
Oct 29, 2021
Maybe all that skilled nursing providers need to do to counteract anemic or slipping census numbers is say they’ve become a continuing care retirement community.
Salaries for CCRC executive directors, DONs rose approximately 4% this year, report finds
Jul 16, 2020
Leadership positions at continuing care retirement communities saw healthy salary increases over the last year, with executive directors earning 4.36% more and directors of nursing receiving pay bumps...
CCRC occupancy strong as construction pipeline continues to expand, analysis finds
Sep 11, 2018
A new report paints a rosy picture for continuing care retirement communities this year, with occupancy staying strong and construction numbers increasing steadily.
Aid for aides: 40 hours’ pay for 30 hours’ work
James M. Berklan
Apr 05, 2018
To some it could be like studying less for an important exam. Taking food away from a person in need of nutrition. Donating one’s modest paycheck to the millionaire’s club.
Guess who’s asking whether to discontinue skilled care?
Oct 24, 2014
The audience member had a question that in previous years would have been found at the corner of Blasphemy and Crazytalk. She wanted to know whether it would be advisable to drop skilled care from her...
Per-day rate for skilled nursing hit $280 at mid-year, report says
Oct 16, 2014
Skilled nursing operators and the senior living sector as a whole are benefiting from improving economic conditions and “healthy demand,” according to a new report from California-based commercial...