Home Health Turnover Rate Hits 22.18%

Home health industry turnover rates have once again worsened in 2020, especially for front-line worker positions. That’s according to the latest Home Care Salary & Benefits Report from the Oakland, New Jersey-based Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service, which provides salary and benefits studies for the health care sector. The annual report is published with the […]

Nearing 2021 Consolidation Strategy, Trinity Health At Home Keeps Focus on Patient Care

A member of Catholic health system Trinity Health, Trinity Health At Home currently ranks as the eighth-largest home health provider in the country. It will gain even more market share next year, thanks to an ambitious plan to formally consolidate Trinity’s national network of home health agencies with regionally owned affiliates. Despite the advantages of […]

Arosa+LivHome Doubles Down on Workforce Investments, Launches Emergency Fund for Caregivers

Earlier this spring, a home care worker for Arosa+LivHome and her husband were on the brink of eviction, largely due to the financial strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and other uncontrollable circumstances. To complicate the situation further, the home care worker was pregnant, Arosa+LivHome CEO Ari Medoff told Home Health Care News. In all […]

‘Focus on the Little Things’: Tips for Attracting Caregivers During the COVID-19 Crisis

Home-based care agencies are increasingly looking to build a workforce environment that will attract caregivers and get them to stay on the job. While new data has suggested the rapidly changing labor market could work in favor of home-based care providers attempting to hire, even the most successful agencies continue to report recruiting and retention […]

Growth During Uncertainty: How In-Home Care Providers View 2020 and Beyond

For most in-home care providers, the uncertainty caused by the impact of the public health emergency still casts a wide shadow. That’s according to recent findings from an Axxess-HHCN survey released earlier this week. The survey, conducted online from July 14 through Aug. 3, included responses from more than 300 home-based care professionals. Of those […]

Home Care No Longer a Job Seeker’s Market, New Data Suggests

Job seekers have long had the upper hand when it comes to hiring in the home health and home care markets. But that’s quickly changing, new data suggests. For years, both home health and home care agencies have struggled to hire enough workers to meet demand for their services, which continues to skyrocket as America’s […]

Despite New Challenges, Low Wages Continue to Plague Home Care Jobs

Despite the spotlight that COVID-19 has placed on in-home care, the newfound visibility has not translated into higher wages or income for most caregivers. That’s true even as in-home care workers continue working with added safety risks and emerging job challenges. That’s according to a new report released Tuesday from PHI, a New York-based advocacy […]

HCAOA Throws Support Behind CareAcademy Program to ‘Reskill’ 1M New Caregivers by 2023

Just one month after its original launch with venture capital company Kairos HQ, CareAcademy has expanded its caregiver job placement and training initiative. CareAcademy is a Boston-based training platform for home care professionals. The company currently serves roughly 1,000 home care clients and locations. The company’s “Future of Work is Home Care” program aims to […]

How Royal Care Improved Its Caregiver Retention Rate to Over 90%

Over the years, in-home care providers have been forced to become increasingly creative when it comes to retention. One company, Royal Care, has been able to accomplish this in the hyper-competitive New York market, thanks to a unique caregiver perks program. Founded in 1995, Royal Care is an in-home care agency that provides professional nursing […]