The plight of the immigrant workforce: A moral dilemma of the current LTC environment
Moroni Fernandez Cajavilca
Jan 22, 2024
The long-term care industry has supported increasing the number of immigrant workers as a solution to the nationwide staffing shortages but has largely ignored the potential exploitative environment of...
Also in the News for Friday, Jan. 12, 2024
Jan 12, 2024
California revisiting brand new $25 minimum wage for healthcare … HHS launches resource hub with Medicaid reenrollment resources … NJ focuses on rebuilding nursing workforce
Also in the News for Friday, Dec. 8
Dec 08, 2023
Support, data, immigration reform necessary to address caregiver workforce shortage … Senate launches investigation into private equity health system investment … Lawmakers propose $62 million grant...
Strikes expanding to new frontlines as stress grows among unexpected healthcare workers
Nov 20, 2023
Strikes like the massive one threatened by Kaiser Permanente’s California blue collar workers last month could be a sign of what’s to come for the broader healthcare sector.
Experts offer hiring strategies during final Workforce Development Forum of 2023
Nov 10, 2023
The final 2023 McKnight’s Workforce Development Forum will be a must-attend event for anyone with employees, especially amid year-end budget pressures.
RNs, building leaders bank major pay gains in 2023
Nov 07, 2023
Salaries for nursing home leaders continued their upward trajectory this year, with many facilities responding to staffing shortfalls by increasing pay more rapidly than in the past and sometimes tacking...
Fogg clears the air on skilled nursing ‘tailwinds’
James M. Berklan
Oct 26, 2023
The headwinds for skilled nursing operators are significantly more numerous than the potential tailwinds, but there are reasons for provider optimism.
In McKnight’s 2023 Mood of the Market, nursing home managers warn to pay up, be flexible to stem...
Oct 10, 2023
The staffing crisis in long-term care is showing signs of easing, but many building leaders still want higher pay and more flexibility in exchange for the extra work they’re putting in, according to...
How to do it … Address the effect of worker shortages on rehab
Oct 10, 2023
Workforce shortages inside nursing homes today are inspiring therapists to also forge stronger ties with their nursing colleagues. It’s an effort to do more with less, while also strengthening and improving...
Pay increases for physical therapists returning to pre-pandemic levels: report
Jessica R. Towhey
Sep 27, 2023
Physical therapists in long-term care facilities received an average pay increase of 3.7% in 2023, which outpaces increases seen in other healthcare settings serving seniors.