Senior care employers do have strategies to protect themselves. To start, get back to basics. Employees want to be involved and engaged professionally and personally.
Employees in senior care facilities are more engaged than their skilled nursing counterparts, an indicator of potential future success, according to initial research into Great Place to Work applicants.
Faceboook turned 10 this week and has essentially changed the way more than a billion people connect with each other via the Internet. But what’s to be done when one of those people is an employee who is sharing harmful workplace information?
Working long hours may result in decreased mental health and skipping meals, according to new research. While there has long been an assumed link between workaholism and well-being, there has been a lack of supporting research.
A federal agency is again offering to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to employee background checks for long-term care providers. All direct-care employees could potentially be affected.
‘Pay attention: Retention pays’ was the title of the latest in a series of free McKnight’s webcasts for long-term care professionals. The hour-long event was broadcast live Aug. 28 and is available for a year via the McKnight’s online archive. Lead presenters were Shelly Szarek-Skodny, the president and CEO of Legacy Business Partners, and Mark Woodka, the CEO of OnShift Software. They addressed staffing strategies critical for minimizing turnover and retaining good employees, a route to better outcomes, higher occupancy, increased resident satisfaction — and a healthier bottom line.
Just a year and a half later and I was done. Even for two weeks after the fact, I was numb – completely drained of emotion, lethargic, and avoiding interaction with others. Burnout.