The rising costs of stress, compassion fatigue and burnout in care is further exacerbated in the current climate. The increasing stress, compassion fatigue and burnout costs care organisations, care professionals, their love ones and clients in care substantially.
What stands out is how quickly care organisations can fall into a spiral of high staff turnover, increasing demand, reduced capacity, limited time, or opportunity to free people up for professional development or support. This in turn creates a deeper and broader flow of negative effects on care organisations capacity to retain people and sustain care.
When care professional physical/emotional health and careers are compromised, quality of client care is unintentionally diminished. When the tank is empty, without refilling, your people simply cannot keep going.
With the ever present rising demands, it is natural that organisations develop blind spots. They are so focused on their situation, numbers, clients, safety,...