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Improving Care for Vulnerable Older Citizens through Workforce Advancement Act

Fact Sheet Training & Advanced Roles
October 10, 2017
Improving Care for Vulnerable Older Citizens through Workforce Advancement Act

Advanced roles that allow direct care workers to handle new responsibilities—assisting with clinical observation and reporting, educating clients on health promotion and medication adherence, and supporting the care team—can improve care and reduce costs. A federal bill seeks to establish demonstration projects that place direct care workers in advanced roles—improving care and reducing costs.

Robert Espinoza
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Robert Espinoza

Vice President of Policy
Robert Espinoza oversees PHI's national policy, research, and communications division. He has been a national policy expert, communications strategist, and writer for 20 years.
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