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Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Direct Care Workforce

January 1, 2019

This brief focuses on strategies for recruiting and retaining a diverse direct care workforce. It includes approaches for inclusive hiring practices, supporting staff through an inclusive environment, and providing comprehensive training for direct care workers, and more.

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Key Takeaways

Culturally competent employment policies and procedures can also help organizations retain direct care workers.
Over half of all direct care workers belong to a racial or ethnic minority group.
A diverse workforce is important for providers committed to supporting diverse populations.

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