Ditch the cash-only mentality for these ‘ready, set to go’ hiring strategies, pros advise
May 17, 2022
Combining pay increases with innovative benefits and a culture that rewards loyalty is a vital way to improve long-term care hiring and retention, six industry leaders said last week.
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Nurses report glaring gender pay gap, overwork in new survey
May 12, 2022
Despite an overall increase in salaries, registered nurses report glaring differences in pay and concerns about equity and overwork that could affect already troubled pandemic-era staffing levels.
Employee-owned stock ownership plans: A staffing solution for skilled nursing operators
Apr 19, 2022
skilled nursing owner-operators are increasingly seeking differentiators that may enhance their employee recruitment and retention efforts. One alternative that is becoming increasingly popular is the...
Nursing assistants’ perspective holds the key to solving your staffing woes
Mar 25, 2022
We all know it – staffing (or lack thereof) is a critical issue in long-term care, now more than ever. Recruitment and retention of qualified caregivers are at the forefront of most of our conversations....
From grieving staff losses to becoming better bosses
Mar 21, 2022
Servant leadership takes thoughtfulness and introspection, but it will save you valuable employees in the long run.
Lessons from COVID-19: Leverage increased public awareness to improve staffing levels and stability
Mar 14, 2022
Some problems are so pervasive that even well-intentioned efforts to solve them feel overwhelming and inadequate. The staffing crisis is one of them. Workforce shortages jeopardize the health and safety...
Leaders, the ides of March are blowing
Mar 11, 2022
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and wind blows cold – when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. — Charles Dickens, “Great Expectations” I remember calling...
Additional staffing metrics point to organizational stability
Mar 04, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, through its consumer‐facing website, has made additional nursing home staffing data available. Doing so during a public health emergency, when the industry...
Providers renew pressure for federal investigation into price-gouging
Jan 31, 2022
After three months with no public response from the federal government on the issue of price-gouging, the American Health Care Association is again calling on officials to investigate tactics being used...
Pressures to mount on long-term care; Seizing solutions will matter
Jan 27, 2022
The senior care industry in the U.S. was under pressure before the pandemic. As 2022 and the third year of COVID’s influence approaches, it’s not easing up. A host of trends say the industry’s battering...