“There’s no way around it: The largest contributor to nurse burnout is short staffing. No employee benefit can over correct for too many overtimes, too many shifts worked without enough staff on the floor and not enough time off to recover. Facilities need to make sure they aren’t burning out their staff, but how they make that happen is up for discussion.”
Our Co-Founder and Chief Nursing Officer, Chris Caulfield, RN, NP-C, lists the perfect recipe for optimizing long-term care and skilled nursing facilities: a well-staffed facility and a team of nursing professionals who feel appreciated. Read the full article in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News here.