I found advice from Forbes, dated December 31, 2018, that I believe is spot on about setting 2022 new year's resolutions, and it goes like this, "This year, set goals instead of resolutions."
One of my favorite statements in the movie, "The Fellowship of the Ring" is, "What is this new devilry?" Such is the question asked by many Aging Services leaders as they face the next slam with the pandemic- staff vaccination. Some employees vaccinated willingly, some begrudgingly, and others not at all.
How can providers encourage vaccination compliance and ultimately retain their workforce?
Aging Services providers are screaming from the mountain tops about the workforce crisis. Could it be that policy makers are finally listening?
The workforce crisis is about the inability of aging services providers to fill open positions and the lack of competitive wages.
Most definitely, a hopeful headline announced President Biden's plan investing billions to build an aging services workforce.
The time is right to seriously discuss the value of quality Elder Care in the United States. In addition, it is imperative that we intensify advocacy for improvements to strengthen services and supports for consumers. Moreover, we must enhance jobs for 4.6 million home care workers and nursing assistants.
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