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20 June 2022

Derya Ozdemir Kaya and Marianna Fotaki publish in the Conversation

Researchers from Warwick Business School and FICCH team members wrote:

“Managerial thinking usually equates reduced staffing with efficiency and cost-savings. But we are finding that staff shortages in care homes are actually costing the sector dearly. Providers are struggling to keep services running. Staffing agencies’ fees have reportedly skyrocketed, and due to sponsorship costs and visa fees, overseas recruitment is similarly costly. And there are the usual recruitment costs which accumulate with higher staff turnover.”

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