Staffing

Can millennials solve the nursing shortage?

America’s twenty-somethings are on pace to boost the workforce as nearly one million registered nurses are reaching retirement age in the next decade.

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AHCA/NCAL names National Quality Award winners

The associations recognize three senior living providers as the 2017 Gold National Quality Award recipients.

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5 must-haves for emergency preparedness planning

New CMS regulations are an opportunity for providers to write policies and practice procedures that can prepare staff for the unexpected. 

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The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care

I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care.

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Growing your own DON

Providers often hire a director of nursing with decades of experience, but one Wisconsin nursing home chose to cultivate its own homegrown talent for the position.

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AHCA/NCAL names quality award recipient

A Kindred executive director will be honored for contributions to quality improvement at the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living’s Annual Convention and Expo. 

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LeadingAge center tackles workforce challenges

The new group will explore long-term and post-acute care staffing issues and provide resources to combat turnover.

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PHI: Immigration policy changes could impact 1 million direct care workers

Government policies that impact immigrant workers could have devastating effects on senior care warns PHI, a national organization for the direct care workforce.

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Staffing shortage prompts shutdown

A Good Samaritan rehabilitation unit has closed because it has had trouble filling and maintaining necessary nursing levels.

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Okla. bill weighs nursing home administrator requirements

Does a four-year degree outweigh years of experience in making the best nursing home administrators? Oklahoma legislators consider the pros and cons.

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