An Evaluation Of The Staff Members From The Hospital And Healthcare Compensation Service

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Staying abreast of the technological advancements in the care-giving industry is essential; however, the attitude of the staff members in an assisted living community are what the residents and visitors remember. While creating an amazing website, and utilizing stellar marketing techniques is important, an organization that cannot back up these innovative tools with a group of skilled and caring staff will quickly lose clientele. According to the Assisted Living Salary and Benefits Report from the Hospital and Healthcare Compensation Service, the position with the highest annual turnover in the assisted living community are personal care assistants (caregivers) with a rate of nearly 40 percent. Hire for Attitude: 3 Ways to Look Beyond an Applicant’s Résumé In the world of the senior community, caregivers must have the required skill set to provide residents with the medical treatment they need; however, the attitude of the caregiver must not be overlooked. As senior communities continue struggling due to the high employee turnover associated with this field of care, employers have started taking a unique approach to choosing new caregivers and keeping their current caregivers engaged, and happy. A caregiver’s attitude should be as important to the employer as his or her skill set. An employee’s attitude directly affects how well he or she will fit within the senior living community, as well as how effective he or she will be at providing residents with the quality care they

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