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Community Attendant Recruitment and Retention Strategies

January 1, 2019

This report from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission describes findings from a survey of Medicaid-reimbursed providers on the stability and compensation of direct support professionals. The state found variable turnover and vacancy rates across Medicaid programs and settings. They recommended a range of financial and non-financial strategies to improve retention.

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Key Takeaways

Turnover was highest among the lowest paid direct support professionals.
Training opportunities are needed for home care workers.
Workers should be paid a higher wage.

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