More and Better Jobs in Home-Care Services
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de Klaver, Peter; van der Graaf, Amber; Grijpstra, Douwe; Snijders, Jacqueline
[Excerpt] This study examines recruitment and retention measures in community-based care and support services for adults with disabilities and health problems. It focuses on 10 EU Member States: Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom. It examines 30 case studies from these countries, analysing initiatives that were successful either in creating more jobs in the provision of health and social care for adults in the community or in improving the quality of jobs, with the aim of both attracting new recruits and retaining existing staff.
home care; employment; recruitment; retention; European Union