Determinants of Longer Job Tenure Among Home Care Aides: What Makes Some Stay on the Job While Others Leave?
September 1, 2013
This mixed-method study explored determinants of longer job tenure for home care workers (n = 261). As people are increasingly choosing community-based care, retention of home care workers is particularly important. Study participants were followed for 18 months, each completing two mail surveys and one telephone interview. The article presents the study findings and policy implications.