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California’s Medicaid Personal Care Assistants: Characteristics and Turnover Among Family and Non-Family Caregivers

Report
July 1, 2015

This report studies the differences in family and non-family independent personal care providers in California. Family members are much less likely to leave their jobs than non-family independent providers. Higher wages and poorer economic conditions were associated with lower turnover. It also finds variation among consumers of different races and ethnicities.

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Key Takeaways

Family members are less likely to turn over than other independent providers.
Higher wages and poorer economic conditions are associated with lower turnover.
Racial and ethnic minorities experience higher turnover and might need additional support.
 
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