In this age of staffing problems, overworked administrators and overworked nurses, CNAs and DSPs in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, it can be hard to manage your workforce. I often hear stories...
How would staff score you on a retention audit right now?
Feb 03, 2022
Now that most of us have given up on our initial New Year’s resolutions, perhaps it’s time to set some more realistic expectations for the year. Don’t worry; we can do it together. At this exact...
Staff support outweighs wages as turnover solution, nursing home study finds
Jan 05, 2022
A people-oriented work environment with tangible staff supports is key to minimizing turnover and care disruptions in nursing homes. It’s even more important than compensation, direct care providers...
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...
People management – The new paradigm
Aug 04, 2021
Most owner/operators see high turnover and shortage of workers as the top challenges senior healthcare providers face today, a higher priority than census, reimbursement and regulatory issues. Many...
Nurse turnover rises less than expected while wages jumped significantly at CCRCs in 2021: survey
Jul 06, 2021
The national turnover rate among both registered nurses and certified nursing assistants working at continuing care retirement communities both increased by roughly 5% between 2020 and 2021, according...
How to find out why your staff is leaving
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Oct 27, 2015
Some of the reasons employees leave are beyond our control. But many are not. Here’s how to start figuring out how to stop the flow and reduce turnover.
Recruiting to reduce turnover in LTC
Frederick Morgeson, Ph.D.
Nov 06, 2013
Organizations must take steps as early as possible in the employee lifecycle to address dysfunctional turnover. From selection to ‘onboarding,’ there are specific strategies to improve employee...