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Personal Care Aide Turnover in Residential Care Settings: An Assessment of Ownership, Economic, and Environmental Factors

Journal Article
April 1, 2005

This study describes the factors in assisted living communities that contribute to turnover. Facility type, chain ownership, and attractiveness of the neighborhood are all important predictors of turnover. While wages are important, other factors could be addressed to improve turnover rates.

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Key Takeaways

Turnover in assisted living is largely unstudied.
Facility type, chain ownership, and attractiveness of the neighborhood all contribute to turnover.
As well as compensation, addressing other factors could also improve turnover rates.
 
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