Compassion Fatigue and Caregiver Burnout: Working Together to Work Through It
by Transitional Care Management
09 22, 2022 | Posted in General | 0 comments
Linda Riccio, OTR/L, Vice President of Therapy Services, Transitional Care Management, and Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, Transitional Care Management
National headlines describe “The Great Resignation” as our profession experiences the long-term challenges of working through a pandemic with health care providers experiencing issues such as caregiver burnout, compassion fatigue, post-traumatic stress, and occupational deprivation, all of which have resulted in some of the greatest staffing shortages we have seen in our careers.
Transitional Care Management’s Linda Riccio, OTR/L, Vice President of Therapy Services and Michelle Stuercke, RN, MSN, DNP, LNHA, Chief Clinical Officer, spoke with Illinois-based longterm care providers at the Illinois Healthcare Association’s annual fall convention about taking care of the health care providers and caregivers and offered strategies for how to care of one another in the face of difficult work.
For more information about how to recognize the signs of compassion fatigue and burn-out, find personal home and work life balance, and regain job fulfillment contact CRoss@tc-mgmt.com