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Recruitment & Retention
10/18/2018
Understand and implement the key elements of an engaging employment brand to better recruit qualified candidates to your agency.
09/19/2018
Home care agencies that offer caregivers the most money have turnover rates far lower than the national average, while agencies that pay the least have significant turnover rates.
07/18/2018
With turnover rates in home care hovering near 67%, it’s vital to poll your agency’s caregivers in order to better identify what they care about and how to best retain them.
06/20/2018
Start processing potential caregivers immediately after the interview to pick up the pace on recruitment and make sure interested, qualified candidates don’t get scooped up before your agency can officially hire them.
05/21/2018
Seek out ways to encourage and promote your agency’s top caregivers. Doing so will help with your agency’s retention rate — an ongoing struggle that’s worse now than ever before for the private duty industry.
03/19/2018
Create an employee rewards program that uses your scheduling software to track points for behaviors including clocking in on time, taking over shifts as needed, calling office staff’s attention to client issues and unsolicited compliments from clients.
01/11/2018
New projections show the occupations of home health aide and personal care aide will grow exponentially by 2026. As a result, agencies should take recruitment efforts up a notch in order to attract the best candidates amid an avalanche of similar job openings.
11/21/2017
Prepare aides for the possibility that their clients might die, and ensure your agency uses compassion and empathy when communicating with aides after those clients pass away.
08/14/2017
Give your caregivers the opportunity to move up a rung on their career ladder by certifying them in dementia, diabetes, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, mental health, developmental disabilities or end-of-life care.
07/19/2017
A mindboggling and skyrocketing percentage of caregivers left their private duty agency in 2016, newly released data show. 
One way to help close the floodgates is to poll caregivers about training needs they might have and then offer that training.

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