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2012 Direct Service Workforce Study

April 1, 2013

This report examines a wide range of direct care workforce characteristics in Florida. It finds that despite high demand for services, job quality is poor. The report makes several recommendations to strengthen the workforce and meet current and future demand.

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Key Takeaways

The direct care workforce turnover rate in Florida is 42%.
Seventeen percent of direct care positions in Florida are vacant.
Direct care workers in Florida earn low wages and have minimal training opportunities.

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