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The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Long-Term Care and the Health Workforce

Date: 07/31/2019Authors: Susan Chapman, Jacqueline Miller, Joanne SpetzResearch Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term CareTopics: Demand, Long-Term Care

This report assesses which emerging technologies may facilitate, replace, or enhance recruitment, training, and retention of the long-term care workforce.

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The Impact of Federal and State Policy on Oral Health Care Delivery in Long-Term Care Settings

Date: 11/01/2018Authors: Keely Walgama, Cynthia Wides, Aubri Kottek, Elizabeth MertzResearch Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Dentistry, Oral Health, Long-Term Care

The study assessed state-level policies, practice and funding sources for dental workforce for institutionalized and homebound populations, as well as, identified available data, data gaps, and future data collection avenues in terms of quantifying this critical professional workforce engaged in long-term care.

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

Date: 02/01/2018Research 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: 01/01/2016Research 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: 11/09/2015Research 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: 06/01/2015Research 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: 01/01/2015Research 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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