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Colorado’s Direct Care Workforce: State-Level Training Models

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May 1, 2018

This slideshow describes the key challenges facing direct care workers in Colorado, along with possible interventions. It includes data on workers, turnover factors, the training-related challenges in this workforce, and models for improving workforce training.

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Key Takeaways

Training-related challenges for direct care workers include state-to-state variability and inconsistent quality.
Direct care workers often report limited career advancement opportunities.
Low recruitment and high turnover are straining the direct care workforce in Colorado.
 
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