Starting From Within: How Nursing Home Operators Can Tackle Fewer Applicants

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (06/21/2022) – Staff turnover has reached unsustainable levels in the skilled nursing sector, with some staff – particularly certified nursing assistants (CNAs) – leaving faster than they can be replaced.

And it goes beyond just raising wages.

Despite a 7.13% national hourly wage increase for CNAs in 2021, turnover still increased significantly at the position — jumping to 59.95% compared to 39.38% in 2020.

Finding ways to keep CNAs in place and fulfilled for the long-term will be key to building a better skilled nursing workforce for the future. Full story »