Airlines and hotels have embraced the unbundled service model for years. It allows consumers to access quality services at a lower entry price and pay for extras as they see necessary. So, it’s only natural that as Senior Living further segments into more independent and active living operations, unbundling services will become more prominent. Today’s… Read more »
Category: Healthcare News
5 Ways Senior Living Communities Can Recruit Competitively
Good news: Senior Living community occupancy rates are finally picking back up following the losses during the pandemic. The bad news is that the Senior Living industry workforce is at the lowest point in the last fifteen years. This means that communities across the country are scrambling to rebuild their teams to keep up with… Read more »
Hospitality in Healthcare Expands Recruiting Team and Refocuses Direction
[OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS, May 11, 2022] – Following significant growth in 2021, Hospitality in Healthcare, the Healthcare Recruiting Division of Horizon Hospitality, has brought in Jennifer Walker, BSN, RN, CDP, CADDCT to lead recruiting efforts. Previously with Dementia Solutions KC, training organizations across the Kansas City Metro on dementia care. She has also served as… Read more »
What Does it Take to Create a Resilient Healthcare Team?
“The Great Resignation” of 2021 has put immense stress on healthcare workers. In understaffed teams, employees face increasingly challenging situations, work longer hours and wear multiple hats. This can quickly break down a team’s ability to bounce back from rough shifts or difficult patients, snowballing into even more turnover. We have discussed the power of… Read more »
How Healthcare Companies Can Beat the Newest Pandemic: Job Ghosting
Staying fully staffed has always been a tough job for many healthcare facilities. Right now, the industry is feeling the strain even more. Candidates have the upper hand in the job market. If a candidate does not feel valued by the company in the interview process, they will quickly take their talents elsewhere. And if… Read more »
How Will COVID-19 Impact Existing and Future Senior Living Design?
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry has had to make some drastic changes. While they have most of the same health risks as hotels and restaurants, shutting down is just not an option for them. While senior living communities have taken the challenge in stride, it has been incredibly stressful for both residents… Read more »
4 Tips for Handling the Multi-Generation Workforce in Senior Living Communities
As many as five generations are working together and nowhere is that as noticeable as in senior living communities. Residents are most likely of the Greatest Generation or early Baby Boomers. At the same time, the newest employees are Generation Z, just out of high school, or even working part-time after class. GenX and Millennials… Read more »
When Are Caregivers Burned Out at Your Healthcare Facility?
Patients and their loved ones count on the skill and compassion of the caregivers in your healthcare facility. But just like family members, professional caregivers can experience burnout from a job that is physically and emotionally taxing. Here are the signs to look for and what can be done to treat or prevent it. Sleep… Read more »
Horizon Hospitality Expands Into Healthcare
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott A. Samuels, CEO Horizon Hospitality Associates, Inc. (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] LEAWOOD, KS — December 18, 2017 – We’re pleased to announce a NEW division of Horizon Hospitality – Hospitality in Healthcare. Hospitality in Healthcare will provide a Unique Hospitality Approach to Traditional Healthcare Recruiting. Leading the Hospitality… Read more »
The Competency Model: What Is It and How Will It Help
The Food and Beverage Service Competency Model introduced earlier this year is an exciting development for the industry. It was created by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. This model sets criteria for what knowledge, skills and abilities are required for those working in the industry. When the guidelines are followed, it will likely improve… Read more »