Direct-Care Workforce News

February 23, 2017

Home Care Workforce Spotlighted at New York Assembly Hearing

In testimony before the New York State Assembly Committee on Health, Committee on Aging, and Committee on Labor, and the Task Force on People with Disabilities, PHI New York Policy Manager Allison Cook focused on solutions to the home care worker shortage affecting all parts of the state.

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February 16, 2017

NY Caregiver Shortage in PHI Budget Testimony

PHI New York Policy Manager Allison Cook testified on budget provisions that would help ensure quality jobs for home care aides, address the rising concern over aide shortages, and enable home care aides to provide quality care to their clients.

January 11, 2017

PHI Recommends PCA Training Standards to CMS

In response to a CMS request for information on how to strengthen home and community-based services, PHI submitted recommendations to strengthen training for personal care aides, help states fund research into workforce needs, and to improve collection of workforce data in relation to care queality,

January 3, 2017

Cooperative Home Care Associates Announces New Leadership

PHI affiliate Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA), the nation’s largest worker-owned cooperative, has announced that Executive Vice President Adria Powell will become the organization’s next president beginning January 2017.

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