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Organizational Factors Associated with Retention of Direct Care Workers: A Comparison of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

Journal Article Expanding Access & Cultural Competence
September 14, 2020

This study compares the predictors of direct care worker retention rates across nursing homes and assisted living settings.

https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/geront/gnaa130/5905562

Key Takeaways

Low retention of direct care workers, both in nursing homes and in assisted living, continues to be a problem.
This study compares the predictors of DCW retention rates across nursing homes and residential care settings.
Retention strategies may need to differ by setting, due to working environments, resources, and regulations.
 
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