What makes home health workers think about leaving their job? The role of physical injury and organizational support

Source: Ahyoung Anna Lee & Yuri Jang, Home Health Care Services Quarterly, Published online: February 1, 2016
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From the abstract:
Based on the job demands-resources (JD-R) model, this study explored the role of physical injury and organizational support in predicting home health workers’ turnover intention. In a sample of home health workers in Central Texas (n = 150), about 37% reported turnover intention. The logistic regression model showed that turnover intention was 3.23 times more likely among those who had experienced work-related injury. On the other hand, organizational support was found to reduce the likelihood of turnover intention. Findings suggest that injury and organizational support should be prioritized in prevention and intervention efforts to promote home health workers’ safety and retention.