McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Survey says improve perks and communication to boost employee satisfaction

July 20, 2021

Though many skilled nursing and senior living workers are highly likely to recommend similar employment to their friends, many say that perks such as bonuses, extra time off and other supports could improve satisfaction with their own jobs, according to a recent survey of skilled nursing and senior living professionals.  

A strong majority of the 2,800 respondents (79%) said “caring for residents” is the most rewarding part of their job. Wages and salary (11%), a “strong relationship with my manager” (8%), and perks and benefits (4%) filled out the top four answers, according to survey-sponsor and human resources technology firm OnShift.

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