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Personal Care Attendant Competency Development Guide

Brief
July 1, 2012

This guide describes a set of skills, knowledge areas, and behaviors that the LeadingAge Workforce Cabinet believes will help personal care attendants deliver effective supports and services across a variety of positions and LTSS settings.

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Key Takeaways

A competent personal care attendant workforce is critical to residential care and community-based settings.
Personal care attendants include workers who help older adults or people with disabilities in various settings.
Personal care attendants require focused training, retraining, mentoring, and coaching to gain the proper skills.
 
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