Tag: Retention

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.

Recruiting and Retaining a Quality Paraprofessional Long-Term Care Workforce: Building Collaboratives with the Nation’s Workforce Investment System

April 14, 2020 by Claire

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

Last modified April 14, 2020

Published in 2004, this paper set the stage for an ongoing conversation between representatives of the long-term care sector and the workforce investment system.

Appreciation Pay, Gifts and More: How Providers Are Keeping Caregivers Amid COVID-19

April 14, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 15, 2020

A lot of that pressure falls on front-line, home-based care workers, whose jobs are more challenging — and more important — than ever in light of the pandemic. In return, providers are coming up with creative new ways to reward caregivers braving the battlefield, from pay boosts to care packages and everything in between.