Improving jobs and care: A national sector strategy
May 1, 2011
This paper provides an introduction to PHI — its origins, its goals, and its lessons learned. It explains PHI’s role as a field-building organization at the intersection of eldercare/disabilities services sector and the field of low-income workforce development. A national leader in ”sectoral workforce development,” PHI addresses improving job quality for direct-care workers — and the quality of long-term services and supports — from multiple angles: It creates training materials and career paths for direct-care workers; assists long-term care employers to create healthier, better functioning organizations that treat workers and consumers with respect and dignity; and advances public policies that support both quality jobs and quality care.
Dawson, Steven L.
Caring for the Future
Our new policy report takes an extensive look at today's direct care workforce—in five installments.