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Dementia Care Specialist Workforce in California: Role, Practice, Training, and Demand 

Date: 20180201Authors: Brooke Hollister, Susan Chapman, Jason FlattResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Behavioral Health, Long-Term Care

This study characterizes the roles, practice, training and current demand for dementia care specialists.

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Evolving Delivery Models for Dental Care Services in Long-Term Care Settings: 4 State Case Studies

Date: 20160101Authors: Elizabeth Mertz, Cynthia WidesResearch Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Long-Term Care

The authors of this study examine the current and changing practice models utilized in providing dental services in long-term care (LTC), residential care, and for homebound individuals through 4 state case studies.

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The Peer Provider Workforce in Behavioral Health: A Landscape Analysis

Date: 20151109Authors: Susan Chapman, Lisa Blash, Krista ChanResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Long-Term Care

This study examines the demographics, socioeconomic status, and job mobility of workers by Long Term Care (LTC) sector and occupation. The goal of the study is to identify the characteristics associated with job mobility and turnover of LTC workers, and the pathways to LTC jobs these workers utilize.

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Future Demand for Long-Term Care Workers Will Be Influenced By Demographic and Utilization Changes

Date: 20150601Authors: Joanne Spetz, Janet Coffman, Timothy Bates, Laura TrupinResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Staffing, Demand, Long-Term Care

In this study, researchers used national surveys to analyze current use of long-term care and the current long-term care workforce, and projected demand for long-term care services and workers through 2030.

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Entry and Exit of Workers in Long-Term Care

Date: 20150101Authors: Bianca Frogner, Joanne SpetzResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Long-Term Care

This study examines the demographics, socioeconomic status, and job mobility of workers by long-term care (LTC) sector and occupation. The goal of the study is to identify the characteristics associated with job mobility and turnover of LTC workers, and the pathways to LTC jobs these workers utilize.

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