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dc.creatorJohnson, Anneen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-09T20:34:18Z
dc.date.available2018-05-09T20:34:18Z
dc.date.issued2016-05-03en_US
dc.identifier.citationEngaged Scholars, v. 4 (2016).en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/85376
dc.descriptionIMPACT. 1: Improve the quality of care for current and future elders in Ohio by certifying direct care workers in long-term services and supports organizations. -- 2. Engage the hearts and minds of entry-level elder care staff, such as housekeepers, food servers, and laundry workers; upgrade their image and professionalism; and provide a career pathway with the Elder Care Certification. -- 3. Reduce turnover rates and thus improve economic impact of the long-term services and supports industry in Ohio.en_US
dc.descriptionOSU PARTNERS: Alber Enterprise Center; Wexner Medical Center - Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology; College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Extension - Family and Consumer Sciences; Extension - Program Development and Evaluation; College of Education and Human Ecology - Center on Education and Training for Employmenten_US
dc.descriptionCOMMUNITY PARTNERS: LeadingAge Ohio; United Church Homes; National Church Residences; Ohio Eastern Star Home; Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Servicesen_US
dc.descriptionPRIMARY CONTACT: Anne Johnson (johnson.6754@osu.edu)en_US
dc.description.abstractA "perfect storm" is brewing in the elder care industry: a shortage of direct care workers, nurses, and family caregivers; and an elderly population reaching significant numbers by 2030. This storm is beginning to impact delivery of long-term healthcare services. OSU CARES grant for 2016 will fund the development of an Elder Care Certification, creating a curriculum for entry-level staff including topics in gerontology as well as soft skills required for quality, elder-centered care.en_US
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dc.publisherOhio State University. Office of Outreach and Engagementen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries4th Annual Engagement Forum. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, May 3, 2016.en_US
dc.titleSecuring the Future Workforce- Certifying Direct Care Workers in Long-Term Careen_US
dc.typePresentationen_US
dc.type.genrePosteren_US


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