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Workforce fatigue raises concerns

July 25, 2014

Provider – American Health Care Association

Highlights a survey of professional caregivers which found that 69 percent of respondents said they believed that being fatigued at work had compromised their job performance. The author writes that more attention is paid to scheduling issues, suggesting that workers become involved in their facility’s schedule-making decisions in order to prevent extra-long shifts or work weeks.

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Contributing Authors
Reese, Susan

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