Workforce Development

Room for Improvement in Employers’ Health Care and Wellness Efforts
, Aging & Wellness, Health & Wellness, Policy, Regulation & News, Workforce Development

In light of the changes to the United States health care landscape as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the National Opinion Research…

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Influences on Caregivers’ Self-Perceived Ability to Provide Individualized Care
, Long-term Care, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

Individualized care (also referred to as person-centered care, consumer-directed care, and self-directed care) takes into account resident individuality, includes resident participation in decision-making processes, and…

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Coordination of Roles & Policies Contributes to Job Satisfaction Among LTC Employees
, Long-term Care, Operations, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

Research on the organizational factors that contribute (positively or negatively) to job satisfaction has suggested that the influence of any given factor may vary significantly…

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2012 Seniors Housing & Care Journal: A Moneyball Approach to Seniors Housing Sales
, Operational Resources, Operations, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

As documented in Michael Lewis’ 2003 book Moneyball, Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane was famous for using overlooked evidence to project which players would…

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Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Assisted Living RNs
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

There is a possible relationship between job satisfaction among registered nurses (RNs) working in long-term care communities and nursing staff turnover, and it may even…

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Communication Skills Training for Geriatric Doctors
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

Communication is a key skill geriatric doctors must have. Families of older adults must understand complex concepts such as cognitive and functional decline and often…

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Geriatric Knowledge Among Emergency Nurses
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

Adults age 65 and older make up at least 15% of emergency department visits, and they have longer lengths of emergency department stay, as well…

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Evaluating Employee Turnover in Home and Hospice Care
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

The number of home and community based services for older adults have grown tremendously over the past 20 years. This has occurred because of a…

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The Workforce Development Role of Community Colleges for Home and Community Based Services
, Operational Resources, Senior Housing, Workforce Development

The growth of the older adult population is placing pressure on a number of professions. The magnitude of this pressure will be immense for home…

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