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Turnover Among Nursing Home Staff: A Review

Nursing Management: May 1997
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Abstract:Turnover is especially critical in nursing homes: continuity of care and personal relationships between caregivers and residents are important determinants of quality of care. Additionally, for the cognitively impaired nursing home resident, constant change of staff is bound to aggravate disorientation. Research demonstrates links between turnover and employment/employee characteristics and employment availability. [Nurs Manage 1997:28(5):59–60,62,64]

© 1997 by Springhouse Corporation