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15 Awesome Nurse Blogs to Follow

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Career Advancement, For Career Seekers, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness

Last modified April 19, 2020

Here’s a link to fifteen great nursing blogs to follow from Nurse Journal.

How States Can Better Care for Direct Care Workers

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Employers, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 21, 2020

A report from August 2019 offers recommendations for state policymakers looking to strengthen the backbone of the care economy — the direct care workers themselves.

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Direct Care Workforce: Key Considerations for Long-Term Services and Supports Providers

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Engagement & Morale, For Employers, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 19, 2020

A diverse workforce, particularly when direct care workers’ cultural and linguistic backgrounds match their clients’ backgrounds, is important for providers committed to addressing the needs of the increasingly diverse population of individuals using LTSS.

Training Culturally Competent Direct Care Workers: Key Considerations for Long-Term Services and Supports Providers

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Employers, Trainings for Employers

Last modified April 19, 2020

Cultural competence – the ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations – is a key part of establishing trust and respect between direct care workers and their clients.

Brookdale Senior Living to Hire Hundreds of Home Health Workers

April 18, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Career Advancement, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Career Seekers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 18, 2020

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is planning to hire more than 4,500 health care workers for additional support in its battle against the COVID-19 emergency.

No Longer Invisible: The Critical Role of Local Health Departments In Responding to COVID-19

April 17, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 18, 2020

years of budget cuts and underinvestment in public health have made it challenging for LHDs to maintain these foundational capabilities—let alone have the surge capacity to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Aspiring Docs Fact Sheets

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Career Seekers

Last modified April 16, 2020

Learn about the basics of getting started on a path to medicine, how to get medically related experience, the application process, and what it’s like to be a medical student.

Anatomy of a Medical School Applicant

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Career Seekers

Last modified April 16, 2020

Medical schools consider more than your grades and scores. There are 15 Core Competencies that demonstrate your preparedness for medical school.

CMS Release Allocation Details, Conditions of Participation for Emergency Payments to Home Health Providers

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce, For the Workforce

Last modified April 16, 2020

Home health and hospice providers now have greater clarity on how much initial emergency assistance they’ll be getting from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund, as well as when those direct deposits will hit their bank accounts.

States Take Action to Sustain Adult Day Services through COVID-19

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce, For the Workforce

Last modified April 16, 2020

To help adult day services providers through this period, several states are providing funds even for those providers who have suspended services.