Characteristics of Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Programs: Implications for Evaluation Design. 8. Implications for Policy and Evaluation Design


This study of LTC RAPs visited five sites -- Developmental Services (Indiana), Home Care Associates (Pennsylvania), Good Samaritan (Idaho), Air Force Villages (Texas), and Agape (South Carolina) -- to understand their program design and implementation and their evaluation potential for better understanding the effects of the training program on apprentices, sponsors, and industry. The findings from these visits, including the advantages and the challenges of LTC RAPs from the sponsor, apprentice, and partner perspectives, are summarized throughout this report. The implications of these findings for both policy and evaluation are described below.

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