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Building the nation’s eldercare direct-care workforce: Policy implications

August 23, 2012

Annals of Long-Term Care Vol. 20, No. 8 – American Geriatrics Society

Examines the public policies that are affecting the direct-care workforce, and offers predictions of future workforce-related policies. For example, the authors predict that the “battle ground for where policy will be shaped” will move away from federal and state legislatures and toward managed-care systems. The authors conclude that work must be done to fight budget cuts that harm the workforce and restrict services for elders and people with disabilities.


Contributing Authors
Dawson, Steven L., Nancy Lundebjerg, and Jennie Chin Hansen

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