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Lessons learned: A case study

February 1, 2006

Home Health Care Management & Practice Vol. 18, No. 2

This case study profiles the story of a family who hired a caregiver from a registry to care for their elderly parents, leading to a situation that financially threatened the standing of the couple. The author argues that the largely unregulated nature of this workforce has important consequences for health care delivery within the home.

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Contributing Authors
O'Doherty, Mary

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