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5 Ways to Express Gratitude to Your Caregivers

It’s the season of thanks! Thanksgiving is not only a time to show gratitude toward loved ones, but also toward your hard working caregivers. What are you doing to help your caregivers appreciate and love their job this holiday season? One way to improve caregiver satisfaction is through caregiver recognition. [...]

Nov 17, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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What Do Caregivers Look For In a Provider?

Are you having unexplained caregiver turnover? Are you struggling to hire caregivers? It may be time to reevaluate your business and realize what caregivers want in a provider. Home Care Pulse has interviewed thousands of caregivers to discover what they look for in a provider, and here is what [...]

Sep 23, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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Top 5 Reasons Caregivers Choose to Work for a Provider

As part of the 2016 Home Care Benchmarking Study, home care providers rated caregiver shortages as this year’s top threat to the home care industry. In the face of these current and looming shortages, providers are hard-pressed to refine their recruitment methods in order to attract job candidates. Competition for [...]

Jun 29, 2016|Articles|0 Comments
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Increase Caregiver Engagement by Providing Opportunities for Growth

According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, 70% of U.S. workers, including caregivers, are not engaged while at work. Many employees feel as though their work goes unnoticed and they have no real opportunities to advance, which causes them to become dissatisfied with their daily tasks. When [...]

Apr 25, 2016|Articles|3 Comments
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Gathering and Using Data to Grow Your Home Care Business

I’d like to begin by thanking all of the participants of our 2016 Study survey. Thank you for taking the time to review your annual performance and for sharing that information with us. The survey for the 2016 Home Care Benchmarking Study is closed, and our analysts are currently compiling [...]

Mar 2, 2016|Articles|1 Comment
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5 Ways to Thank Your Caregivers during the Holiday Season

With major changes in wage regulations and rising caregiver turnover, the year has been a little rocky for home care providers. Many providers are concerned about their valued caregivers as the industry adjusts to these changes. As providers plan for the future, they should look for ways to improve [...]

Dec 3, 2015|Articles|0 Comments
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5 Ways Supervisors Can Earn a Caregiver’s Trust

According to a study by Modern Survey, trust is the most important factor in employee engagement, which fuels productivity, growth, and longevity. Establishing a culture of trust between caregivers and their supervisors is then fundamental to any home care company’s growth. Caregivers need to know that their supervisors will support [...]

Jul 30, 2015|Articles|3 Comments
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Listening to Your Home Care Employees

You’re zoned out. You’re distracted. You’re busy. You just don’t care. Regardless of the reason, sometimes you’re simply not ‘there’ when someone is talking to you. This can be especially true in the workplace, where talking is often more valued than listening. Studies show that after a brief distraction, people [...]

Jun 24, 2015|Articles|1 Comment
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3 Ways Caregivers Want to Be Recognized

Recognition relates directly to job satisfaction. It is a defining factor in any employee’s sense of worth in the workplace. According to a Gallup poll, employees who report feeling under-recognized at work are three times more likely to quit in the next year. With caregiver turnover at 61.6%, home care [...]

Jun 8, 2015|Articles|2 Comments
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Tips for Performing Caregiver Reviews That Make a Difference

All employees need to understand how their performance impacts those they serve, and this is especially true for caregivers. Meeting with caregivers one-on-one is crucial in helping them understand their value to your agency. When issues arise, these one-on-one meetings also allow supervisors to ask questions and better understand the [...]

May 19, 2015|Articles|0 Comments
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