This article, written by Kathy McGwin of Cooperative Care, a worker-owned home care cooperative, discusses the importance of relationships in long-term care. McGwin looks at how maintaining positive relationships within a work environment is key to retention and quality care. She suggests that caregivers should set personal goals about their motivations in life and apply them in their everyday relationships with people and at work.
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