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Why Do They Leave? Factors Associated with Job Termination Among Personal Assistant Workers In Home Care

Journal Article
November 1, 2010

This mixed-methods, longitudinal analysis tracked why home care workers in Maine left their jobs. Research subjects reported three primary reasons: burnout, personal reasons, and the job not being worthwhile.

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Key Takeaways

Home care workers who experience burnout are more likely to quit their jobs.
Home care workers report leaving their jobs due to personal reasons.
Home care workers report quitting their jobs because they do not find their work to be worthwhile.

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