Factors Contributing to Job Retention of Direct Care Staff in Urban Assisted Living Facilities
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Mary M. Ball - Chair
Dr. Molly M. Perkins
Dr. Heying J. Zhan
This study examined the influence of personal and workplace factors on direct care workers¡¯ retention in Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). The sample includes 11 ALFs in urban areas in Atlanta, Georgia and 13 participants from the sample facilities. The findings show that personal and workplace factors interact with each other to influence retention in the long-term care field and retention in a particular facility. The findings of this study may have implications for facility policy and practice to retain workers.
Li, Zhiqing, "Factors Contributing to Job Retention of Direct Care Staff in Urban Assisted Living Facilities." Thesis, Georgia State University, 2007.