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Personal Care Aide Training Reduces Turnover Costs and Can Increase Wages

Fact Sheet Training & Advanced Roles
November 12, 2019

This one-page factsheet describes how better training for personal care aides can help reduce turnover costs for employers and increase wages for workers, among other beneficial outcomes.

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Key Takeaways

Turnover costs an average of $2,600 per caregiver and $171,600 per year for home care agencies.
Training increases job satisfaction which decreases turnover.
Training also decreases costly client outcomes, such as falls and emergency department visits.
 
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IMPART Alliance
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