Giving caregivers the opportunity to mentor or be mentored by others helps build comradery between caregivers and has shown to help reduce turnover.
This is a great structure to follow in developing your caregiver mentor program.
Among several other sections dedicated to data and information in-home care, the benchmarking studies include a section dedicated to Recruitment & Retention. This section provides data at a national level and regional levels regarding turnover rates, recruiting and training practices, compensation, caregiver recognition, etc. Also included are articles from experts with experience in recruiting and retaining caregivers.
Home Care Pulse CEO, Aaron Marcum, discusses reasons a mentoring program can boost retention, what the main components are in an effective mentoring program, and how to create and implement a mentoring program in this webinar recording.
Erik Madsen, COO at Home Care Pulse, spends 30 minutes (plus a brief Q&A portion) discussing how a greater understanding of your caregivers can lead to increased retention. Erik discusses how knowing certain aspects of your caregivers’ satisfaction (or lack of) can provide you insight and direction needed to not only lower caregiver turnover but also improve the quality of care they provide your clients.
A little recognition can go a long way in improving a caregiver’s job satisfaction. In this webinar, Erik Madsen provides examples of a proper recognition program that can be done effectively, regardless your business’ current financial position.
You can use this example certificate as a template to start providing your caregivers with something to signify accomplishments you want to recognize them for.
Aaron Marcum (CEO/Founder of Home Care Pulse) was joined by guest Geoff Nudd (CEO/Founder of ClearCare) for this webinar recording discussing what home care providers can do in those first crucial 90 days to increase their caregiver retention.
Recognition proves to be highly effective in retaining caregivers. This guide was compiled from data collected through Home Care Pulse and ClearCare. Learn about the top ways caregivers like to be recognized and get some ideas of how to brainstorm recognitions to provide your caregivers.