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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...

The Top Strategies For Providing Person-Centered Care In LTC & Senior Living

June 24, 2021 | Lori Presser

What does the future of care look like in our assisted living and long-term care communities? Answering that question has been the main priority for the Ohio-Person Centered Care Coalition, for which...

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 a...

ICYMI: Post-Pandemic Labor Cost Reduction & Employee Engagement Best Practices For A Fresh Start

June 4, 2021 | Jason Kasik

As part of OnShift's Customer Success team, I work with our valued clients to understand and solve their most pressing workforce challenges. And while the pandemic has definitely taken a toll on the...

New Research Shows Providers Increased Resident Care Levels During Pandemic

June 2, 2021 | Peter Corless

It's very unfortunate that the media have painted senior care communities in a not-so-positive light throughout the pandemic. This is unfair for a number of reasons. First, it was determined early on...

Customer Success Story: Belmont Village Improves Employee Engagement Through Partnership With OnShift

May 27, 2021 | Jess Modic

Belmont Village, a senior living organization with approximately 3700 employees across 30+ communities, approached OnShift in 2016 with a few key workforce management goals in mind. They were looking...

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...

ICYMI: Occupancy Growth & Employee Retention Strategies From Osprey Village

May 19, 2021 | Jess Modic

At this stage of the pandemic, two of the key priorities for senior care organizations include rebuilding occupancy and stabilizing their workforce. So, when we learned that one of our customers was...

Celebrating A Very Timely Careers In Aging Week

April 19, 2021 | Mark Woodka

Yesterday marked the start of Careers In Aging Week 2021. I vividly remember writing last year’s blog post at the very start of the pandemic. What was historically a celebratory moment was anything...

Rebuilding Occupancy In LTC & Senior Living: Insights & Projections

April 13, 2021 | Peter Corless

The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines has significantly decreased the number of new cases within senior care communities and has offered much-needed relief for providers that have been bravely...

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 Research: Senior Care Employees & The COVID-19 Vaccine

March 22, 2021 | Mike Pumphrey

OnShift recently conducted two surveys to capture the intent of senior care employees related to the COVID-19 vaccine. The final research report shows a major shift in employee acceptance from the...