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Caregiving in a Patient’s Place of Residence: Turnover of Direct Care Workers in Home Care and Hospice Agencies

Journal Article
June 1, 2010

This article analyzes results from a survey of home care and hospice agencies in North Carolina. The study finds differences in turnover across home care and hospice agencies.

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Key Takeaways

Home care agencies might have higher turnover rates than hospices, though profit status might make a difference.
Higher local unemployment rate is associated with lower turnover.
Agencies that do not offer health insurance have higher turnover.
 
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