Staff perceptions of social work student contributions to home health care services at an independent living facility.

@article{Galambos2015StaffPO,
  title={Staff perceptions of social work student contributions to home health care services at an independent living facility.},
  author={Colleen Galambos and Julie A Starr and Katy Musterman and Marilyn Rantz},
  journal={Home healthcare now},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={206-14}
}
This exploratory qualitative study examined staff perceptions of social work student contributions to client services, family and client communication, and staff workload in an independent living setting for older adults. Ten employees who had contact with the students, clients, and family were interviewed using a semistructured interview method. The findings suggest a positive response to the presence of social work students in the enhancement of home healthcare and in this independent living… CONTINUE READING