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In terms of Caregivers, is when a Caregiver fails to arrive or show up for a scheduled shift or time period for a Careseeker.  The Private Duty Industry’s own estimates show that for any given day, upwards of 25% of all Caregivers fail to show up for work.  This creates a dangerous situation for many seniors that results in falls, medications not being taken, and failure to execute many of the activities of daily living.

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