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Home-Care-Aides Voices from the Field: Job Experiences of Personal Support Specialists—the Maine Home Care Worker Retention Study

Journal Article
August 1, 2010

This journal article describes results from a survey of personal care aides in Maine. Survey data reveal the positive and negative aspects of home care jobs from the perspectives of workers.

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Key Takeaways

Home care workers feel rewarded by helping others.
Workers see poor compensation and a lack of respect as challenges.
Short- and long-term policy and practice interventions are needed to reduce personal care aide turnover.
 
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