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Making the most of direct-care workers with a new role on the care team

January 2, 2012

Aging Today Vol. 33 No. 1 – American Society on Aging

Advocates for a collaborative, team-focused approach to providing person-centered, cost-effective care for elders and people with disabilities. The authors write that direct-care workers should play an important role in those teams. The development of an advanced aide position would give direct-care workers a chance to advance their careers and provide even better care.
Contributing Authors
MacInnes, Gail, and Meghan Shineman
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