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Senior Healthcare Blog

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Must-Have Senior Care Employee Perks & Programs To Drive Retention In 2022

January 6, 2022 | Cari Rosenberger

According to our recent Workforce 360 Survey, 96% of senior care providers are facing staffing shortages. Continuously challenged by rising turnover and difficulties finding and hiring qualified...

Meet Our Newest Partner: A Q&A With Viventium

November 18, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Whether in business or in life, having the right partner by your side can help you do and achieve more. And this is something we at OnShift consider before entering into any partnership. In order...

Senior Care Staffing Strategies For Managing During The Holidays

November 11, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Many see the holidays as a time to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. And no one deserves this time away more than the caregivers serving our nation's seniors. However, this presents a...

DSP Week 2021: Celebrating The Heart Of Your Organization

September 13, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are the heroes and heart of any I/DD organization. Not only does this group provide care and support to those with intellectual/developmental disabilities, but...

Simple Ways For I/DD & Behavioral Health Providers To Celebrate Staff

August 13, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Your workforce is your greatest asset. But in today’s job market, both recruiting and retaining employees is tougher than ever. According to a recent survey of providers conducted by OnShift, 67%...

Why Now Is The Time For I/DD Providers To Rethink Their Timeclocks

June 30, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Change has been inevitable over the last year. And as we enter into the next chapter, many I/DD providers are taking a closer look at the technologies they currently have in place. According to a...

New! The Executive Buyer’s Guide To Modern Time & Attendance Software

June 17, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

The events of the last year or so have shown us just how important technology is to the future of the senior care industry, especially as a growing number of people enter communities. In fact, in ...

The Importance of Collaborative Employee Scheduling In Behavioral Healthcare

May 21, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Employee scheduling in behavioral healthcare can be complex. But when done effectively, it can help organizations reduce excess labor costs, boost employee satisfaction and engagement, and improve...

How Home Health Care Providers Can Create A More Efficient Hiring Process

April 28, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Making your next great new hire takes time. After all, you want to make sure you have the right people in place to represent your organization and provide stellar care to your clients. It’s...

5 Senior Care Staff Scheduling Mistakes To Avoid In 2021

March 30, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

Scheduling in senior care is not for the faint of heart. Just think of all the moving pieces that go into staffing your building: creating the schedule, filling open shifts, managing call-offs,...

New Workforce Management Assessment: How Does Your Organization Stack Up?

March 16, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

2020 brought a slew of new challenges when it comes to workforce management in senior care -- curbing employees' fear and anxiety, filling more frequent call-offs and incurring higher labor costs,...

How Home Health Recruiters Can Keep Candidates Engaged Throughout The Hiring Process

March 8, 2021 | Cari Rosenberger

It’s a tale as old as time—your perfect home health candidate just replied to one of your job postings. They have the credentials. They have the experience. And you feel confident they’ll be your...