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Family Caregiver Alliance Report Includes Direct-Care Workers

April 19, 2012

The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) has published Family Caregiving 2011: Year in Review (pdf), which is their first annual report to contain a chapter devoted entirely to direct-care workers.

“We included a section focused on the direct-care workforce to recognize the fact that these workers are an integral pillar of the long-term services and support system,” explained FCA Executive Director Kathy Kelly.

The report highlights key developments in 2011 that affect family caregivers, including legislative and policy changes, research focused on caregivers, and media coverage of family caregiving.

The FCA has also published two companion data summaries to accompany the report:

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