The recruitment and retention of a care workforce for older people. London: Department of Health.

J. Rubery, G. Hebson, D. Grimshaw, M. Carroll, L. Smith, L. Marchington, S. Ugarte

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This major research project investigated three sets of influences on recruitment and retention of a social care workforce for older adults: i) local authority (LA) commissioning practices and local labour market conditions; ii) the human resource practices of provider organisations; iii) the experiences and aspirations of the workforce. The project involved three stages of research and the report relates primarily to stages 2 and 3 as the results for stage 1 were reported separately.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherDepartment of Health and Social Care
Number of pages426
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • social care workforce, recruitment, retention, contracting, job quality, quality of care

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