In 2016, 2018, and 2020 Disability Service Provider Network (DSPN), LeadingAge Wisconsin, WALA, and WHCA/WiCAL, joined together to gather data on direct care staffing vacancies in assisted living and nursing homes. Data from these surveys bolstered your and the association's efforts to increase public funding and expand long-term care workforce training.
Because recruitment and retention are still the top concern for providers, the associations are again asking members to complete the 2022 Workforce survey to collect vacancy rates and other workforce information about direct care workers. Consistent reporting of staff vacancy rates helps providers and associations keep the LTC workforce crisis in front of policy makers, support ongoing efforts to increase reimbursement which, in turn, allows providers to increase wages and benefits, and advance our advocacy for funding of training and scholarship options for persons interested in care-giving careers. View the 2020 report here.
Please complete one survey for each SNF, CBRF, RCAC, AFH, or supportive apartment building operated by your organization.
Participation in the survey is voluntary however, we hope providers understand the importance of gathering data to focus attention on the workforce crisis facing long-term and residential care providers