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Caregiver Churn

AI and caregiver churn

Embracing AI technology to recruit and retain caregivers: HHCN’s Continuum panel highlights

By AlayaCare / January 25, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for decades — since 1956, to be exact. However, the recent emergence of OpenAI, ChatGPT, and other large language models (LLMs) have catapulted this technology into the collective consciousness. Now, many in home-based care are wondering how AI can be leveraged in operations, primarily to tackle the ongoing challenge of…

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Tackling the caregiver shortage: 5 effective strategies for retention 

By AlayaCare / January 23, 2024

The caregiver shortage and high turnover rates in the home-based care industry are a constant struggle for organizations. Currently, the turnover rate is about 80%, and replacing an employee can cost over $4,500 USD in resources. So, the big question is, why is the turnover rate so high in this industry? How have other home-based…

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6 ways to create a culture of belonging to improve employee retention in home-based care

By AlayaCare / December 26, 2023

  Keeping great employees is a challenge for every industry, and home-based care providers have their own unique obstacles. One way to ensure team members feel appreciated is by making the workplace somewhere that includes them in its growth and opportunities.  An effective way to put this into action is by collecting caregiver and staff…

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Unlocking hiring excellence in home care: A roundtable discussion [webinar recap]

By AlayaCare / December 21, 2023

Home care organizations everywhere face budget constraints, compliance issues, and high turnover rates. Operational efficiency and the home care hiring process are vital to ensure companies can stay ahead of the trends and provide the best possible service to their clients.    75% of agencies had to turn down cases due to friction in the efficiency…

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6 ways your home-based care staff can increase caregiver retention

By AlayaCare / November 30, 2023

A major challenge and significant pain point of any business is the retention of employees. How to retain caregivers continues to be the main question agencies are asking as they shift their focus to growth. Many home care agencies are adapting to meet the needs of their caregivers to improve caregiver satisfaction.      Based on a…

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4 growth strategies for home care agencies from industry experts

By AlayaCare / November 22, 2023

Home Health Care News (HHCN), in partnership with AlayaCare, hosted a webinar: “Growth Strategies for Home Care Agencies” on October 4th, 2022. This webinar was focused on home-based care growth plans and what strategies are best for home care organizations to gain financial health and continue to grow and be successful in the industry. Webinar panelists:…

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Why investing in caregivers improves home-based care quality

By AlayaCare / September 6, 2023

The demand for home-based care has increased significantly over the past few years. With advancements in technology and an aging population, it’s no surprise that the demand for caregivers is also on the rise. However, the industry is facing a shortage of qualified caregivers, resulting in increased competition and strain on the workforce.   In this…

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Mental health challenges in home-based care: What you need to know

By AlayaCare / August 31, 2023

Home-based care has become an increasingly common solution for families and patients needing care outside of a traditional hospital or care facility. However, with the increase in demand and challenges with recruitment and retention of staff, caregivers are feeling the full weight on their shoulders. With long hours, irregular schedules, and physical and emotional strain,…

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How home-based care agencies can add value for caregivers

By AlayaCare / August 16, 2023

In the ever-changing home care industry, there are innumerable variables that agencies must strategically consider – as well as those that are hard to predict but still need to be managed carefully. An aging demographic’s impact on the caregiving industry is certainly one variable that organizations must anticipate. Approximately 15 percent of U.S. residents are over the…

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Scheduling Issues & the Impact on Caregiver Turnover Webinar

Scheduling issues & the impact on caregiver turnover [webinar recap]

By AlayaCare / August 9, 2023

Caregiver turnover is a common issue for home care agencies and can become a major concern if not addressed. When it comes to the underlying causes of poor retention, many of us look first at issues like pay, benefits, the challenges of the work, or the travel burden of all the driving caregivers need to…

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