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Senior Living Providers Ease Multi-Site Worker Restrictions As Labor Challenges Grow

July 26th, 2021 Posted by Articles 0 thoughts on “Senior Living Providers Ease Multi-Site Worker Restrictions As Labor Challenges Grow”

When the pandemic hit last year and communities across the country closed their doors to the outside world, one common practice went by the wayside: multi-site staffing.

In the pre-Covid days, it was common for senior living . .

Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing continue to Face workforce challenges

July 26th, 2021 Posted by Articles 0 thoughts on “Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing continue to Face workforce challenges”

Among 616 nursing homes and 122 assisted living communities recently surveyed on workforce challenges by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living, half responded that they are actively trying to fill vacant positions for certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses . . . .

Much more than pay’: Assisted living employees, providers differ on workforce shortage solutions, study finds

July 26th, 2021 Posted by Articles 0 thoughts on “Much more than pay’: Assisted living employees, providers differ on workforce shortage solutions, study finds”

Although senior living workers and providers in Texas agree that pay is a top workforce issue, the two sides are far apart on what tradeoffs, collaborations and compromises can be made to solve turnover challenges, according to the findings of a new report . . . .

Startup That Kares: Houston-based senior care startup accelerates gameplan amid pandemic

June 16th, 2021 Posted by Articles 0 thoughts on “Startup That Kares: Houston-based senior care startup accelerates gameplan amid pandemic”

Houston-based acute care startup Kare Technologies has yet to waste a good crisis.

The company, which offers senior facilities and qualified caregivers a platform to post and accept work for hire, was born out of founder Charles Turner’s experience in Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Bob Kramer Starts New Chapter With NIC, Invests in Senior Care Startup

June 16th, 2021 Posted by Articles 0 thoughts on “Bob Kramer Starts New Chapter With NIC, Invests in Senior Care Startup”

Since stepping down as NIC’s CEO in 2017, Bob Kramer has shifted his role with the organization from its leader to its resident “agent provocateur.” Now, he’ll spend less time doing that, too — but that doesn’t mean he’s leaving the senior living industry or NIC, either.

Kramer just wrapped up a two-and-a-half-year period in which he acted as a full-time strategic advisor for the National Investment Center for Seniors . . . .

Hearthstone Nursing and Rehab nabs Tech Awards Gold with smart staffing solution

June 15th, 2021 Posted by Articles 0 thoughts on “Hearthstone Nursing and Rehab nabs Tech Awards Gold with smart staffing solution”

After taking over a bankrupt senior care center, Caraday Healthcare was able to reduce its reliance on agency staff at Hearthstone Nursing and Rehabilitation with the Kare app.

The Round Rock, TX, facility is the Gold winner in the Keep It Super Simple category in the Skilled Care track of the 2020 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

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