Cross training across LTC industry key solution for addressing worker shortage: experts
Jun 07, 2021
The long-term care sector should use the coronavirus public health crisis as an opportunity to explore broader training opportunities that would allow staff members to work across multiple settings, including...
These 3 factors raise nursing assistants’ risk of shoulder injury in LTC
Jun 03, 2021
Nursing assistants with a lower body mass index, a higher-level position, and a work-through-pain workstyle have greater odds of experiencing work-related shoulder injuries, according to a new study from...
Direct care workers would see a $9.4B pay increase with adoption of living wage: industry study
Sep 23, 2020
Increasing direct care workers’ pay to a living wage would not only raise their total wages by $9.4 billion by 2022, it would also come with a set of benefits for operators, which includes less staff...
Residents with mental illness concentrated in facilities that offer less direct care: study
Jun 04, 2020
Facilities that serve more residents with mental illness tend to have quality characteristics that differ substantially from other nursing homes, say investigators.
Ask the nursing expert … about stopping staff turnover
Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA
Nov 01, 2013
As one of the leaders in my nursing facility, how do I stop turnover and motivate my staff to improve our performance?