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A new challenge for home care agencies

A new challenge for home care agencies

Caring 11(1): 44, 46, 48 Passim

The Americans with Disabilities Act will change the employment practices of all home care agencies by prohibiting employers from discriminating against individuals on the basis of a disability. While the act requires an employer to reasonably accommodate all applicants and employees must be reasonably accommodated, home care agencies face a particular challenge in employing and accommodating individuals with a disability who are homemaker-home health aides, nurses, or therapists.

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