There’s a staffing challenge in long-term care that gets far too little attention: the need for effective executives.
Finding the new senior care leaders
Charles de Vilmorin
Nov 23, 2022
The current staffing crisis is the most challenging the senior care industry has ever experienced. It is leading to economic pressure on providers, burnout in the existing workforce and likely poor health...
A burnt orange car becomes a teacher
Nov 18, 2022
Slowly I walked around it, turned and walked away. Walking down the aisle, I kept looking back over my shoulder. I stood looking at the model of a car that I had rented a hundred times, and the one that...
Let’s ban busy
Nov 09, 2022
As I was preparing mentally for my day, I was beating myself up because I waited to prepare this blog until the last minute. I justified it by telling myself, “Well, I have been busy.” If I could...
What’s your 2023 leadership training plan?
Nov 07, 2022
As we begin to plan for the 2023 calendar year, I’m talking with more executives about their vision for professional development.
Life is like a Ferris wheel
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Sep 27, 2022
When comparing life to amusement park rides, many people say that life is like a roller-coaster. Lots of ups and downs and bumps around the bends. But I think that life is a lot more like a Ferris wheel....
Hope, self-efficacy, optimism and resilience — what you need today!
Sep 23, 2022
Last month I wrote about answering the question, “How are you doing NOW?” To recap, I spoke about the need for healthcare to find the secret sauce again in a psychological capacity. I believe, and...
Sep 14, 2022
Recovering extroverts pay attention to what I’m about to say. Being quiet is OK. Speaking from experience, disciplining yourself to not speak is as important if not more important than talking. I’ve...
The role that NOW is having on today’s workforce
Aug 26, 2022
In our thirst as leaders to stabilize and define what the business model looks like now, we have failed to recognize the lack of psychological capacity our workforce has in being able to make the journey...
Leading through crisis
Aug 19, 2022
For leaders in the long-term care industry, the past few years have felt like one crisis after another. In 2020 we had a sudden and urgent need to protect staff and residents from COVID-19. Shortly after,...