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The Employment Outlook for Hospice Aides

Hospice News

Balancing pay with benefits in retention battle Wages for hospice and home health aides have risen in recent years, but at a slower pace than many would like. The national average wage rate for hospice aides is $18.23 Among stand-alone hospice agencies, this rate was slightly higher at an average of $18.37

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Finding the spark: The special calling of a hospice aide

HopeHealth

In her eight years as a hospice aide, Darlene Morse has helped patients and families through their most vulnerable moments. “I The post Finding the spark: The special calling of a hospice aide appeared first on HopeHealth. I feel honored to do this work,” she says.

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Los Angeles Hospice Home Care Launches Scholarship Program for Aides

Hospice News

Los Angeles-based Hospice Home Care recently rolled out a scholarship program for hospice aides in a move towards building career pathways and improving retention. Los Angeles County needs to hear the voices of those who provide Los Angeles hospice care to the residents of this county as they near the end of life.”

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Wages Rising for Hospice Workers; Aides See 9.09% Increase

Hospice News

Wages for hospice aides and CNAs are rising faster than those for other interdisciplinary team members as providers seek to stem rampant turnover among those employees.

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CareAcademy Launches Hospice Curriculum

Hospice News

The online clinical training platform CareAcademy has developed a hospice care curriculum. The new curriculum is designed to offer “foundational orientation training” for hospice aides, nurses, volunteers, social workers, chaplains and other spiritual care providers, as well as physicians.

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Nursing Educator Shortage Contributing to Hospice Labor Pressures

Hospice News

Whether it be our personal care services and care partners, our hospice aides, we’re trying to retain them internally to help provide them opportunities for increasing education.” The post Nursing Educator Shortage Contributing to Hospice Labor Pressures appeared first on Hospice News.

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U.S. Health Care Expenditures to Reach $7.1 Trillion by 2031; Hospice Spending to Double by 2032

Hospice News

A significant factor in the anticipated hospital spending increase is rising labor costs, which have also been afflicting hospices and other providers in the continuum.

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