The United States is facing a home care workforce crisis that profoundly impacts older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers. While resolving the crisis will require concerted action at the state and national levels, there is also an important role for local governments and stakeholders to play. This issue brief presents a range of localized strategies for strengthening the home care workforce, along with real-world examples.
This issue brief presents a range of localized strategies for strengthening the home care workforce, along with examples.
Local stakeholders are well-placed to identify and implement targeted strategies for strengthening the home care workforce.
The home care workforce crisis reverberates across local regions, states, and the nation, and must be addressed at each of these levels.
Allison Cook is the State Policy Manager at PHI. In this capacity, she engages a variety of stakeholders within New York State and nationwide to identify opportunities and strategies to improve direct care worker job quality.
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