The struggle to attract qualified employees seems never-ending lately, and the impact on both the bottom line and your organization’s desired outcomes is significant. The financial strain is evident,...
How PAC facilities can evolve with the ever-changing healthcare landscape
Jun 16, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed care delivery. Due to technological innovations, many services have shifted away from traditional health facilities to home-based care. Telehealth advancements and...
Sharing direct care workers’ stories to support recruitment and retention
May 22, 2023
Direct care workers caring for older adults and people with disabilities—defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as personal care aides, home health aides, and nursing assistants—make up the largest...
Long-term care’s advantage can be a real difference maker
Apr 01, 2023
Ask why long-term care employees do what they do and you’ll almost always hear it’s to make a difference.
Providers embrace worker-first scheduling, flexibilities to attract, keep workers
Mar 15, 2023
More than ever before, providers must personalize scheduling and build programs that speak to individual employees to attract the next generation of workers, skilled nursing and senior living leaders emphasized...
The true cost of RN vacancies in a nurse shortage — and what to do about it
Jan 18, 2023
It’s no secret that America is experiencing a critical shortage of registered nurses (RNs). Burnout and disillusionment are driving nurses out of the workforce in record numbers in the wake of the COVID-19...
There’s often a wide gap between what managers think today’s healthcare workers want and what’s truly in demand, differences that can lead to dissatisfaction and hinder recruitment efforts.
With DONs in hot demand, providers act to broaden pipelines
Nov 28, 2022
Faced with unprecedented competition for registered nurses, skilled nursing providers are pulling out all the stops to recruit, up-train and retain what is arguably the most important clinical worker in...
Is pay pain reaching its peak after another year of impressive wage growth?
Nov 11, 2022
After a two-year stretch in which nursing homes’ largest employee group made salary gains approaching 20%, relief for cash-strapped providers may be in sight, even if far on the horizon.
How to do it … Rebuild a tattered SNF workforce
Nov 11, 2022
Skilled nursing facilities are facing some of the biggest challenges in their history as they struggle to recruit, rebuild and fortify their challenged workforces.