Home Care Nurses Have a Proud History

By Elizabeth Hogue This is National Nurses Week, so we are celebrating the profession of nursing! Home care nursing has an especially proud history. Perhaps the definitive book on home care nursing is No Place Like Home: A History of Nursing … Continue reading

Calculating the Cost of a Bad Hire

By Stephen Tweed The Home Care Benchmarking Study from Home Care Pulse came out in April of this year, and it again showed that turnover in the home care industry continues to rise.  Turnover in 2016 averaged 65.7% for the … Continue reading

Home Care Jobs will grow the most this decade

By Stephen Tweed How serious is the Caregiver Recruiting and Retention Crisis? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), four of the top six fastest growing jobs in America will be in home health care, hospice, and private pay … Continue reading

Tracking Caregiver Recruiting and Retention

By Stephen Tweed You’ve all heard me say it.  “What gets measured gets managed, what gets rewarded gets repeated.” How are you measuring your agency’s performance with regard to caregiver recruiting and retention?  In working with hundreds of home care … Continue reading