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10 Steps To Staff Stability, Part 1
This article provides the first five steps in achieving staff stability through a hiring and welcoming process to establish positive connections with new employees in the first six months.
Web link    Date Added: 03/21/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 21 2022 12:12PM  
Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care
The Pioneer Network Starter Toolkit is a product of the Pioneer Network's National Learning Collaborative on Using the MDS as an Engine for High Quality Individualized Care. It provides information on how 49 nursing homes were able to accelerate their improvement by using four key organizational practices: consistent assignment, shift huddles, involving CNAs in care planning and Quality Improvement (QI) closest to the resident.
Web link    Date Added: 09/26/2013    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:02AM  
Guide to Improving Nursing Home Employee Satisfaction
This employee satisfaction guide from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services helps nursing homes determine the most appropriate and helpful resources to use to address the identified improvement opportunities found in the employee satisfaction survey. Note, the employee satisfaction survey is available in CMPRP-Toolkit 2 – Employee Satisfaction Survey (ZIP).
Web link    Date Added: 01/26/2020    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:03AM  
Improved nurse retention begins with smart hiring practices, expert says
This article focuses on the turnover rate for long-term care nurses and ways to improve retention.
Web link    Date Added: 01/13/2014    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:03AM  
Mission Possible: 100% Nursing Home Vaccination Rate
Find out how Colonial Manor in New Braunfels, Texas, recently achieved 100% staff vaccination rate for COVID-19.
Web link    Date Added: 07/15/2022    Date Last Modified: Jul 18 2022 4:27PM  
New Employee Communication and Feedback Tool
This tool aids in facilitating two-way communication between leadership/supervisors and employees.
Microsoft Excel    Date Added: 03/09/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:04AM  
Nursing Home Office Hours: Recruitment, Hiring and Retention of Staff
This May 10, 2022, webinar recording discusses strategies for successful recruitment, hiring and retention of staff for long-term care facilities during COVID-19. In addition to TMF specialists, nursing facility leaders also share specific suggestions.
Video    Date Added: 05/11/2022    Date Last Modified: May 11 2022 7:31AM  
Nursing Home Secrets to Reduce Staff Turnover: Brightpointe at Lytle Lake Success Story
It is no secret that high staff turnover in nursing homes is a widespread crisis. Here is how one skilled nursing facility in Abilene, Texas, reduced its nursing aide turnover rate from 90% to 21% in two months.
Web link    Date Added: 05/09/2022    Date Last Modified: Jul 15 2022 3:42PM  
Nursing Home Staffing Solutions Summary
TMF’s Nursing Home team held a webinar discussion on Staffing Challenges and Solutions During COVID-19 on March 1, 2022. Here are some staffing solutions generated from nursing home administrators, directors of nursing and others who participated.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/15/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:07AM  
Nursing Home Success Story: It Takes a Neighborhood to Build Retention
Coronado Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Administrator Jay Hobbs explains how he implemented action teams and other improvements to solve the problem of staff retention.
Web link    Date Added: 05/20/2022    Date Last Modified: Jul 15 2022 3:43PM  
Patient Safety: Turnover Turnaround
This educational video from Quality Insights of Pennsylvania focuses on reducing staff turnover in nursing homes.
Video    Date Added: 01/19/2012    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:07AM  
Resident Satisfaction Survey
TMF Health Quality Institute has created this document to allow nursing homes to gather feedback from residents and their families. Nursing homes that gather feedback are encouraged to analyze the data from the surveys to see what improvements and modifications can be made. Nursing homes are also encouraged to work with their Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) teams to outline a plan to implement needed changes.
Microsoft Excel    Date Added: 06/16/2020    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:08AM  
Staff Satisfaction Survey
TMF QIN-QIO created this document to allow nursing homes to gather feedback from their staff. Nursing homes that gather feedback are encouraged to analyze the data from the surveys to see what improvements and modifications can be made. Nursing homes are also encouraged to work with their Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement teams to outline a plan to implement needed changes.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 11/18/2020    Date Last Modified: Mar 17 2022 11:08AM