Administrator Turnover in Oregon Assisted Living and Residential Care Communities, March 2020–February 2021

June 17, 2022

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents and staff of assisted living and residential care (AL/RC) facilities has been sizable,1 yet little is known about how the pandemic affected their administrators and their job stability.2 Considering the crucial role that administrators play in the delivery of high-quality care and staffing in residential long-term settings,3–6 this research letter describes the turnover experience among Oregon AL/RC administrators and its organizational and structural correlates during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020–February 2021).