4 Ways to Overcome Staffing Shortages

help-wantedLong-term care staffing shortages and crippling rates of turnover have been a part of our industry for so long many people believe “this is just the way it is” in senior care. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 11 to 20% of long-term care jobs are vacant and the situation is expected to get worse now that the baby boom generation has started moving to senior care communities.

Learn the top 7 reasons senior care communities struggle to attract and retain staff and 4 things your leadership can do to make your community an enviable place to live and work in this month’s issue of Kind Dining Connection.

About Cindy Heilman

Cindy is the founder and owner of Kind Dining®, which she began in 2006. She’s traveled across the country and Canada working with and training senior living communities that want to create an exceptional dining experience for their residents and staff. In addition, she certifies select professionals in her Kind Dining® philosophy and provides tools, now in an eLearning format, that make learning stick and help people put insights into action. As a result of her work, clients often share their staff has a new sense of purpose, get along better and keep their focus and energy on what matters most. In fact, she wrote a book, Hospitality for Boomers on how to attract residents and keep good team members. In her free time, she enjoys walking Oregon trails and cheering on her favorite soccer teams, the Portland Thorns and Timbers.

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