Workplace support, role overload, and job satisfaction of direct care workers in assisted living.

@article{Chou2008WorkplaceSR,
  title={Workplace support, role overload, and job satisfaction of direct care workers in assisted living.},
  author={Rita Jing-Ann Chou and Stephanie A. Robert},
  journal={Journal of health and social behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={208-22}
}
This study aims to enhance our understanding of job satisfaction of direct care workers in assisted living facilities. Low job satisfaction is related to high turnover rates and lower quality of care in assisted living. We integrate two theories of job satisfaction to investigate relationships among workplace support, role overload, and job satisfaction. Data are from a survey of 984 direct care workers in 108 assisted living facilities. Results from multilevel hierarchical linear models (HLM… CONTINUE READING

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