Home Health Aide Training Reduces Job Injuries and Turnover

Source: Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, 19 August 2010

A new study by Pennsylvania State University researchers found that home health aides who had training are less likely to be injured on the job, and aides who felt they did not have good support from their supervisors were also more likely to suffer injuries.

The researchers also concluded that home health aides who had not experienced on-the-job injuries had a higher rate of job satisfaction and lower turnover “intentions.”
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Pennsylvania State University press release

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