Barriers to home care aide certification
A new performance audit examined barriers that may prevent home care aide applicants from completing training and certification.  Our survey found that of those who dropped out to barriers, many encountered problems in the training and exam phases; those with limited English proficiency faced additional barriers.  The departments of Health and Social & Health Services have already taken steps to address these barriers.  You can read the report and watch the video here..
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