Celebrating non-profit workers
Staff in not-for-profit care homes are quick to point out that the vibe is different. As we commit to a shared purpose and service to others, amazing things can happen between employers, staff, residents and families.
Staffing hours = more moments
Higher staffing levels mean staff can offer more moments of care to residents with dementia. Here’s the difference it makes.
The COVID-19 global pandemic radically changed the face of the workforce in continuing care. We’re now healing and rebuilding together as we recover from some very challenging years.
50 leaders with a new vision
When 50 leaders from CHAA organizations came together to discuss workforce challenges and brainstorm a path forward, we committed to collaborate on sector-wide solutions.
Mental health and leadership supports
There’s no shortage of studies about the mental health of the workforce in continuing care. Here’s what CHAA operators are doing to restore and rejuvenate the health of our teams.
Are we losing HCAs along the learning journey?
Many aspiring health care aides have international roots and evolving English language skills. Here’s how CHAA operators are working together to support HCA learners through enhanced educational and workplace supports.
Collaborating with labour
Whether operating within a unionized or non-unionized workforce, CHAA member organizations have a long and collaborative history with staff and their union leaders.
Making room for apprenticeship-level workers
Allowing students in the workforce to learn ‘on the job’ requires collaboration with labour groups. Here’s how we’re leading the way.
Agencies to the rescue
Staffing agencies are a must-have in today’s challenging labour market. But is there a downside?
Volunteers like none other
It’s hard to imagine a care home without volunteers. They’re the extra hands and good souls who enrich the lives of residents day in and day out. There’s a lot to love about CHAA volunteers.