Staffing

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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The values and risks of employee satisfaction surveys

Employee satisfaction surveys can be a helpful retention tool, but they also can raise red flags with employment law attorneys.

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Celebrating nursing homes

May 14-20 is National Nursing Home Week, a chance to recognize the work of staff, the gifts of residents and the role of nursing homes at large. 

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When a picture costs $1M

A Texas nursing home is being sued for negligence after a CNA captured footage of a sleeping resident rubbing feces on her face. 

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Leading a multi-generational staff

From senior volunteers to Generation Z, intergenerational staff teams can be an energizing force or an infighting nightmare.

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Mass. proposes increased LTC funding

State legislators are rallying behind bills to increase wages for nursing home workers and Medicaid reimbursement levels for nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities. 

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Healthcare IT acquisition

ABILITY Network acquires Shifthound to help providers improve staff scheduling.

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Rehab center sued for failure to report sex abuse

A former nursing assistant is in all kinds of trouble over sexual abuse and harassment, and the provider that hired him is feeling the pain, too.

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