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Wages, Fringe Benefits, and Turnover for Direct Care Workers Working for Long-Term Care Providers in Oregon

January 1, 2015

This report provides a broad overview of the long-term care landscape in Oregon, with a focus on direct care workers. The study finds variation in wages and benefits across long-term care settings. Based on these findings, the report makes general recommendations to strengthen the direct care workforce.

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Key Takeaways

Medicaid payments could be used to strengthen the direct care workforce.
Turnover was highest among providers that serve younger people with disabilities.
Reliance on Medicaid did not seem to influence direct care worker wages.

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