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Giving a Voice to Home Care Workers

Journal Article Data Collection & Quality
January 1, 2021

Home care workers play an essential role in the United States, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journaling was used to gather worker perspectives during a rapidly-changing situation.

Key Takeaways

The importance of the home care workforce increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Journaling is a promising way to gather data on the workforce.
Journaling allowed home care workers to feel heard, exercise self-care, and cope with stressors.

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