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Top tips for scheduling your care home team

Kevin Ryan, UK & Ireland partner manager at workplace management platform provider Planday, provides useful advice for managers in the care home sector to best navigate staff scheduling while prioritising team support.

A rigid scheduling system is crucial in the care industry, whether that is in care homes or assisted living facilities, to create a great working environment as well as to improve staff retention.

Staff scheduling, however, is not a straightforward task. It can be hectic and time-consuming with staff preferences, unpredictable scheduling and last-minute changes, which can all take a toll on both schedule managers and staff.

1. Understand your staff needs

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