Staff Scheduling

Rethinking Workforce Management in the Post-Acute Care Space

Workforce management is a challenge in any industry, but the post-acute care industry faces multiple unique challenges. Read More »

Understanding the Challenges Facing Direct Care Workers

Supporting your staff starts with a thorough understanding of their needs and pain points. Read More »

How Healthcare Administrators Can Control COVID-19 Rumors Among Staff

Staff uncertainty and rumors can lead to confusion and unease, so facilities need to adjust their communications policies to prevent and control misinformation. Read More »

Managing Nurse Staffing in Uncertain Times

Senior living facilities rely on staff scheduling software to ensure proper coverage amid COVID-19 challenges. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Boost Staff Morale During the COVID-19 Pandemic

There’s a lot of fear and stress surrounding COVID-19, and senior care facility staff may experience high levels of fear and stress. Read More »

Strategies to Maintain Staff-Resident Relationships During Times of High Turnover

High turnover rates can have a significant effect on staff-resident relationships - learn how to mitigate that problem. Read More »

Planning for the Challenge: How Your Facility Can Ensure All Shifts Are Covered When You’re Short-Staffed

Even with careful planning, senior care facilities can still experience short-staffing periods that make it difficult to cover all shifts. Read More »

Can Software Prevent Nurse Burnout?

To reduce nurse burnout and improve patient care, SNFs and other senior care facilities are implementing scheduling software, helping ensure proper nurse-to-patient ratios. Read More »

Tune In Before They Tune Out [Infographic]

Workforce Management Challenges and Opportunities in Post Acute and Senior Living Read More »

Partnering for Better Internships

Some long-term care and assisted living communities are getting creative in how they recruit the best and brightest staff, and are taking pains to build their next generation of staff leaders Read More »

Apprenticeships in Senior Care

On-the-job training can improve quality of care and incentivize good workers to stay put. Read More »

Editors’ pick: 2017’s top staffing and training stories

2017 brought attention to staffing shortages, initiatives to cross-train and a new push to educate caregivers in person-centered memory care. Here are our Editors’ Top 6 stories for 2017 on staffing, training and job leadership. Read More »

2017 OPTIMA Award: Under one roof

The winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care started an intergenerational living program to give new life to aging services and solve staff shortages at the same time. Read More »

Healthcaresource acquires Vikus

The two companies will combine their talents in healthcare workforce management and senior care hiring solutions. Read More »

Stuck in the status quo

Fresh thinking and attention to organizational culture can improve care outcomes for residents, employee morale, reduce turnover and improve profits. Read More »

The Top Secrets Employees Aren’t Telling You: Culture Change in Modern Long-Term Care

The I Advance Senior Care Podcast (or IASC Podcast, for short), hosted by Adam Armstrong – Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Senior Care – tackles the biggest topics in senior and memory care with the movers, shakers, and change makers. Armstrong sits down with top thought leaders and subject matter experts to discuss their past, their present position, and how they plan to lead other senior care professionals into the future.     Read More »

Staffing shortage prompts shutdown

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

Leading a multi-generational staff

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

Healthcare IT acquisition

ABILITY Network acquires Shifthound to help providers improve staff scheduling. Read More »

New PBJ double-checks software

ezPBJ launches auditing software to help skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) avoid Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) reporting errors.  Read More »

The bright side of the staffing crisis

The workforce shortage may be just the impetus the long-term care industry needs to invest on staff recruitment, development and training.  Read More »

Foundations for a powerful Giving Program

What makes a strong and healthy charitable giving program? The President and CEO of the Asbury Foundation shares how to create a philanthropic program that keeps on giving throughout the year, not just during the holidays when generosity tends to spike. Read More »

Staffing and quality

New approaches to staffing and scheduling can improve safety, raise quality and encourage employees to work better together. Read More »