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Staff Empowerment Practices and CNA Retention: Findings From a Nationally Representative Nursing Home Culture Change Survey

Journal Article
January 1, 2018

Drawing from a 2009/2010 national nursing home survey, this study examines whether staff empowerment practices common to nursing home culture change are associated with certified nursing assistant (CNA) retention.

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Key Takeaways

Higher levels of staff empowerment practices are positively associated with greater retention among CNAs.
Greater opportunities for CNA empowerment are associated with increased CNA retention.
Staff empowerment practices help stabilize the CNA workforce.

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