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Findings from the NCAL 2011 Assisted Living Staff Vacancy, Retention, and Turnover Survey

October 1, 2012

This report analyses turnover and retention rates among a range of employees at assisted living facilities, including certified nurse assistants (CNAs). Of 16 job types surveyed, CNAs had the third-highest turnover rate, at 26%. The report compiles turnover and retention data from 370 assisted living facilities from across the country.

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Key Takeaways

CNAs and non-certified resident caregivers had the highest turnover and job vacancies among nursing staff.
A comparison from 2010 to 2011 shows an increase in staff retention across all job categories.
Policies that strengthen the long-term care workforce should be a top priority.

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