The allure of the money: Is it really about that when employees leave?
Feb 10, 2023
“This makes me feel so valued.” Scrolling through social media, my eyes were drawn into the post and the picture. What made the individual feel valued? Her employer sent pizza on her birthday while...
CMS: Turnover, weekend staffing levels now in Five-Star ratings
Jul 08, 2022
Nursing home staff turnover rates and weekend staffing levels are now being incorporated into providers’ Five-Star Ratings.
Higher pay not a cure-all for nurse retention, study shows
Feb 08, 2022
Paying certified nursing assistants higher hourly wages should mean less turnover, but it shouldn’t be the only solution skilled nursing operators rely on, researchers say.
Turnover reporting: This is going to be good*
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Jan 11, 2022
Late last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that they will begin to post staff turnover data on the Medicare.gov Care Compare website. In July, turnover will be incorporated...
It’s time to operationalize turnover
Dec 02, 2021
We used to throw around the term “workforce crisis” in senior care before the pandemic. Times were tough, but we had no idea how bad it could, and would, actually get. Many senior care organizations...
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...
Staff empowerment is the cornerstone of person-centered care
Charles de Vilmorin
Apr 22, 2021
In senior living communities across the country, COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted as vaccination rates among residents, family members and staff continue to increase. It isn’t surprising that many...
‘Alarming’ nurse turnover rates linked to quality, payment woes in major new nursing home study
Mar 02, 2021
Skilled nursing’s employee turnover problem — long linked to issues with quality of care — is much worse than previously reported, according to a massive analysis published Monday.
Nov. 6 webcast has keys to stabilizing staff turnover
James M. Berklan
Oct 13, 2014
Attendees at the Nov. 6 McKnight’s webinar will learn how to adopt employee-centric practices that will improve staff satisfaction and retention. Takeaways will be proven practices and practical...
Who to blame for the job-hopping epidemic in long-term care
Jul 14, 2014
Too many long-term care operators let potential “noble” payoffs get in the way of basic marketplace realities when it comes to pondering why staff turnover is so high.