Assisted Living Network Podcast

Our Caregivers DON'T Live-In!

May 03, 2024 Season 2 Episode 8
Our Caregivers DON'T Live-In!
Assisted Living Network Podcast
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Assisted Living Network Podcast
Our Caregivers DON'T Live-In!
May 03, 2024 Season 2 Episode 8

The housing dilemma facing the 76 million aging baby boomers is creating new opportunities in residential assisted living facilities. 

In this episode, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of having live-in caregivers to help inform the staffing decisions for your own assisted living home. We will explore various perspectives on managing this unique employment relationship that provides constant care for your residents but has some significant risks. We will also consider area norms and tips to minimize drama and turnover when building your team.

There are pros and cons to having live-in caregivers in an assisted living facility. Pros may include knowing there is always someone at the home, and if your home has a basement, it could be an efficient use of space. However, the cons include the possibility of some extremely sticky legal issues if their employment needs to be terminated.

Finding and retaining quality caregivers is key to an assisted living facility’s success. Listen as we consider the benefits and pitfalls of live-in staffing models to make the best decision for your residential assisted living home to maximize your income potential. Your caregivers are the heart of the service you provide, so implement strategies to keep drama low and tenure high.

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The housing dilemma facing the 76 million aging baby boomers is creating new opportunities in residential assisted living facilities. 

In this episode, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of having live-in caregivers to help inform the staffing decisions for your own assisted living home. We will explore various perspectives on managing this unique employment relationship that provides constant care for your residents but has some significant risks. We will also consider area norms and tips to minimize drama and turnover when building your team.

There are pros and cons to having live-in caregivers in an assisted living facility. Pros may include knowing there is always someone at the home, and if your home has a basement, it could be an efficient use of space. However, the cons include the possibility of some extremely sticky legal issues if their employment needs to be terminated.

Finding and retaining quality caregivers is key to an assisted living facility’s success. Listen as we consider the benefits and pitfalls of live-in staffing models to make the best decision for your residential assisted living home to maximize your income potential. Your caregivers are the heart of the service you provide, so implement strategies to keep drama low and tenure high.

Subscribe Wherever You Enjoy Your Podcasts
Apple Podcasts: https://impct.live/applepodcast
Spotify Podcasts: https://impct.live/spotifypodcast
More Listening Options: https://impct.live/alnetworkpodcast