Making the most of direct-care workers with a new role on the care team
January 2, 2012
Aging Today Vol. 33 No. 1 – American Society on Aging
Advocates for a collaborative, team-focused approach to providing person-centered, cost-effective care for elders and people with disabilities. The authors write that direct-care workers should play an important role in those teams. The development of an advanced aide position would give direct-care workers a chance to advance their careers and provide even better care.
MacInnes, Gail, and Meghan Shineman
Caring for the Future
Our new policy report takes an extensive look at today's direct care workforce—in five installments.