The Future of the Home Care Workforce: Training and Supporting Aides as Members of Home‐Based Care Team
May 1, 2019
This journal article describes the benefits and barriers to including home care workers in care teams. It argues that home care workers could be valuable in care teams because they spend so much time with consumers and could observe subtle changes in condition. However, the article also notes that several factors have led to systemic under-utilization of home care workers, including a lack of understanding of their complex roles and minimal training requirements.