Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Direct Service Workers to Provide Self-Directed HCBS

Formal Evaluations

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Formal evaluations make sure that you and your DSW are on the same page.  They are a chance for both of you to talk about their job as your DSW.

Formal evaluation provides:

  • Better communication and working relationships
  • A shared understanding of job expectations
  • A record of a DSW’s job performance
  • Work performance goals for the coming year
  • Actions to improve the development and performance of the employee

Download a Formal Evaluation template

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