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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Personal Assistance Services
4019.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Personal Assistance Services
The focus of this session is on qualitative issues associated with personal assistance services for people with disabilities.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will recognize key issues associated with personal assistance services and independent living.
Moderator(s):Gwyn C. Jones, PhD
8:30 AMPersonal Care Services for the Disabled: A National Study of Trends in Programs and Policies
Terence Ng, MA, Martin Kitchener, PhD, MBA, Charlene Harrington, PhD, Micky Willmott, MA
8:48 AMWhy personal assistant staff leave: Factors that increase turnover  [ Recorded presentation ]
Donna Bainbridge, PT, EdD, ATC, Meg Ann Traci, PhD, Rod Brod, PhD, Tom Seekins, PhD
9:06 AMExperiences of PAS Users: Issues of Color and Context  [ Recorded presentation ]
Joseph T. Mullan, PhD, Brian R. Grossman, ScM, Alice Wong, BA, Mauro Hernandez, BA, Rani Eversley, PhD
9:24 AMPersonal Assistance Services: Trends in supply and demand  [ Recorded presentation ]
H. Stephen Kaye, PhD, SA Chapman, PhD, Robert Newcomer, PhD, Charlene Harrington, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Disability Forum
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA