A Compendium of Three Discussion Papers: Strategies for Promoting and Improving the Direct Service Workforce: Applications to Home and Community-Based Services

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Article Publication Date: 
5/1/2008
Summary: 
This is a compendium of three discussion papers on the topics of direct service workers in long-term care and strategies for improving the quality of their jobs and services. The authors, each with a background that includes consultation and technical assistance on the topics, share the premises that these workers are fundamental to the future and quality of long-term care and that current and projected workforce shortages need to be addressed.
Article Author: 
Scala, Elise; Hendrickson, Leslie; Regan, Carol
Topics: 
Quality
Types/Tools: 
Populations: 
Direct Care Workforce
Sources: 
Rutgers/NASHP
Programs/Initiatives: 
N/A
Direct Service Workforce; Union Training Activities; Coverage Models; Home and Community-Based Services: Workforce and Quality Outcomes; What is the Impact of Unions on Quality of Care?; Health Coverage for Direct Care Workers, Emerging Strategies; quality framework; quality outcomes;

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