Filling the Care Gap Personal Home Care Worker Training Improves Job Skills, Status, and Satisfaction

@inproceedings{Luz2015FillingTC,
  title={Filling the Care Gap Personal Home Care Worker Training Improves Job Skills, Status, and Satisfaction},
  author={Clare Luz and Katherine V. Hanson},
  year={2015}
}
With an aging population and provider shortages, personal care aides (PCAs) hold potential for providing low-cost, high-quality in-home supports and services. They comprise an unprecedented workforce in terms of size and rapid growth. However, this workforce is also characterized by costly high-turnover rates that threaten quality of care and outcomes. It is imperative that measures be taken to improve PCA skills and stabilize their employment. In 2010, a PCA training program was developed… CONTINUE READING
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