Geriatric Workforce Legislation Passes the House
The bill continues the program under which health professions schools can receive grants to establish and operate geriatrics workforce enhancement programs (GWEPs). These programs integrate geriatrics with primary care training and education and seek to maximize family and patient engagement. The program seeks to educate primary ...
DOL Issues Memo Regarding Employment Status of Registry Workers
The FAB states that whether an employment relationship exists depends on the “economic reality” of the circumstances informed by a “thorough analysis of the registry’s business model and operations,” including the following factors: Conducting background and reference checks Hiring ...
2018 Salary & Benefits Report for Life Plan Communities Now Available
The national average hourly rate for CNAs in Continuing Care Retirement Communities/Life Plan Communities (CCRCs) saw an increase of about 3.35%, according to the 2018-2019 CCRC salary and benefits report published by the
LeadingAge Speaks Out on Workforce Crisis
In a statement to the Times, Katie Sloan pointed out that LeadingAge for several years pushed for more accurate reporting on nursing home staffing. She noted that recruiting, training and retaining workers is a huge challenge for our members, which we have heard again and again at the LeadingAge Town Hall meetings being held ...
CAST Members Welcome New Staff, New Tech, and Workplace Certification
Eldermark Welcomes New Executive CAST Business Associate Eldermark has added Brad Fuqua as senior vice president of market development, reports