Provides an overview of key facts and trends related to the the nursing assistant workforce employed in nursing homes. Features data related to demographics, occupational demand, health coverage, and wage trends.
Eldercare policy experts reflect on the findings of the PHCAST program, a federal demonstration program that involved grantees in six states developing personal and home care aide training programs based on ten core competencies
Discusses the findings of the Personal and Home Care State Training (PHCAST) project, a three-year demonstration program funded through the Affordable Care Act to address the need to train competent direct-care workers capable of caring for an aging population.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 turned down a petition from the home care industry to review a lower court's decision in the case Home Care Association of America v. Weil, ending a long and successful battle to secure fair pay for home care workers.