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This issue introduces long-term care providers to peer mentoring, an innovative strategy that has been shown to significantly improve retention among direct-care workers. Implementing peer mentor programs at home care agencies and in nursing facilities, we identify the benefits of mentoring programs, define the peer mentor’s role, discuss critical mentoring skills, & outline the key design elements that long-term care organizations need to consider when developing their own peer mentor programs.
Populations:Direct Care Workforce
Paraprofesional Healthcare Institute
New Topics; Peer mentor programs
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