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Hearthstone Nursing and Rehab nabs Tech Awards Gold with smart staffing solution

Editor’s Note: The 2020 winners of the McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards are being announced daily through Oct. 6. Skilled Care track winners are being announced here by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. Senior Living track winners are being announced on the website of sister publication McKnight’s Senior Living. After taking over a bankrupt senior care…

COVID-19 workers’ compensation considerations for long-term care facilities

Long-term care facilities face a unique challenge right now. Elderly residents are high risk, yet employees interact with and care for them at all times. In a highly populated community, the risk of an outbreak among employees and residents is great. The No. 1 one priority is to keep residents safe while simultaneously keeping employees…

McDonald’s versus long-term care: How nursing homes can compete for staff

Recent calls1, 2, 3 for an increase in nursing staff levels may have providers wondering how to accomplish this. Under normal circumstances it can be challenging to find qualified individuals; the pandemic has added an off-putting level of danger to nursing home work. Two webinars hosted by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News last week offer clues…

Webinar on Sept. 30 targets staff turnover solutions

It’s not easy to retain long-term care staff. The pandemic has exacerbated the problem. A webinar to take place Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. ET, will discuss a range of tactics to improve retention. Jason McGovern, director of Business Development for WorkSync, will provide information about how to engage and empower employees to retain…

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