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LeadingAge Colorado Workforce News

November 26, 2018

 

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  1. A Happy Culture Starts With Happy Staff
  2. Recruiting Foreign Nurses to Remedy Chronic Shortages
  3. Building a Collaborative Performance Management System
  4. An Employee Pipeline That Starts With Schooling
  5. Your Employees Can Be QAPI Champions
  6. Appreciating the People We Serve
  7. People Analytics is on the Way to Aging Services
  8. Residents Boost Career Prospects for Employees
  9. Mapping a Multifaceted Approach to Workforce Challenges
  10. Better Training, Career Development Needed for America’s Direct-Care Workforce
  11. CARING FOR YOUR COMPANY’S CAREGIVERS
  12. As Other Industries Hire Older Adults, Senior Living Is Following Suit

A Happy Culture Starts With Happy Staff

A provider can mitigate the challenges of finding and keeping good employees with a positive workplace culture.

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Recruiting Foreign Nurses to Remedy Chronic Shortages

Here’s a look at a successful program to recruit nurses from the Philippines.

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Building a Collaborative Performance Management System

Performance management attuned to mission, values and/or strategy can help overcome retention challenges.

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An Employee Pipeline That Starts With Schooling

This program recruits young people as employees, and partners with schools to educate and train them for the purpose.

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Your Employees Can Be QAPI Champions

This administrator explains how she brought her team along on a successful quality improvement journey.

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Appreciating the People We Serve

LeadingAge members share stories of the remarkable people they serve and employ.

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People Analytics is on the Way to Aging Services

The application of artificial intelligence-assisted decision making in HR management is making inroads in the business world, and will likely do the same for our field.
 
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Residents Boost Career Prospects for Employees

How resident scholarship funds help employees attain their career goals.
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Mapping a Multifaceted Approach to Workforce Challenges

Here’s a look at the work of the LeadingAge Center for Workforce Solutions after 1 year—and a look forward as we address one of members’ greatest concerns.
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Better Training, Career Development Needed for America’s Direct-Care Workforce

By 2034, all of America’s baby boomers will be over the age of 70, many living with complex health care needs and multiple chronic conditions.

A well-trained direct-care workforce will be critical to keeping those baby boomers safely in their homes as they age. Without one, experts predict, public and private insurers will struggle in meeting the population’s needs.

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CARING FOR YOUR COMPANY’S CAREGIVERS

A few years ago, Joy Johnston flew across the country to help care for her father, who had Alzheimer’s. After she quickly used up the significant amount of paid time off she had accrued at her job, she applied for federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) benefits, but this proved difficult — her father regularly moved facilities, and the FMLA approval process requires a complicated array of hospital verification documents.

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As Other Industries Hire Older Adults, Senior Living Is Following Suit

While senior living providers are focused on attracting younger workers to help fill job vacancies, they shouldn’t write off older adults, either.

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