As healthcare companies, senior residences and caregiving agencies struggle to stay staffed with quality employees, organizations must begin to prioritize burnout prevention.
Although rewarding, being a professional caregiver is not an easy job. Of course, you knew getting into this line of work would be challenging. However, the long days of working in a professional caregiver role can be draining. You are always giving of yourself to others and often work with people whose health is steadily declining.
As an employer of caregivers, you want to ensure that your clients are getting the best care that you can provide. Of course, this means you want to hire the best people in the field, provide training, and professional development opportunities. However, what about burnout prevention for your employees?