“Who’s Caring for Us?”: Understanding and Addressing the Effects of Emotional Labor on Home Health Aides’ Well-being

April 15, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under Engagement & Morale, Health and Wellness

Last modified April 16, 2020

Interventions to strengthen the home care workforce focus on workers’ economic and physical well-being, without acknowledging the caring labor affecting emotional well-being. This study examined workers’ perceptions of the emotional effects of caring work, coping mechanisms, and desired support.

https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/article/59/6/1055/5075539

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