By the year 2024, direct care workers are projected to add
more new jobs in our economy than any other single occupation. Your ability to
achieve and sustain a competitive edge in this difficult labor market will
require intentional steps to be the employer of choice in your community.
Together, we'll explore the demographics influencing the availability of
workers, discuss threats stemming from other service sectors, and share a range
of innovative practices from quick wins to longer term strategies that lead to
significant improvements in recruitment and retention.
AHCA/NCAL has launched a 45-minute on-line training on ahcancalED titled “Pioneering Solutionsto the Workforce Crisis.” This
training, developed by PHI, is part one to the larger middle manager training
from PHI that is under development. The webinar instructor is Sue Misiorski who currently serves
as the New England Regional Director of Operations for SageLife. Starting as a CNA, she later held positions
as a DON and VP of Nursing in multi-site skilled nursing homes in New England
and has supported the construction of several assisted living and nursing