Workforce Promising Practices

Learn from the promising practices -- an example of a program that may work in your community -- of other organizations. Is your organization doing something unique? Submit a promising practice and it may be featured on this page.

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Promising Practices

  1. Providing a Living Wage for Staff

    National Church Residences began thinking of a strategy to provide a “living wage” to all staff for a variety of reasons. National Church Residences wanted to be an “employer ...

  2. Spirit of Caring Recognition Program

    Challenge: While many of the 2,000+ team members at Presbyterian SeniorCare Network in Pennsylvania were consistently exceeding the expectations of their customers – performing person-centered acts of kindness that extended well beyond the normal ...

  3. Partnering with a University

    Challenge: The majority of Clark Lindsey’s residents, a single site life plan community with 300 residents and the same number of staff, are retired alumni or faculty from ...

  4. Internship Program for High School - Post-Grad Students

    Challenge: Clark Lindsey Director of Strategic Initiatives, Laura Edwards, was a junior at the University of Illinois in 2011 when she began seeking an internship in long-term care. ...

  5. Recruiting Refugees as Team Members

    Challenge: Mike Helbringer, CEO for a 150-year old Assisted Living Community in Buffalo, had the traditional problems in finding qualified team members and had watched the number of senior ...