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A Workforce Board Can Solve Colorado’s Home Care Woes

Fact Sheet Training & Advanced Roles
December 3, 2020

This article describes how a workforce board for Colorado’s home care industry, could help overcome barriers to coordinated problem-solving, address the challenges facing the sector, support frontline COVID response workers, and ensure that the state’s seniors and people with disabilities have access to high-quality home care now and in the future.

https://cdn.americanprogressaction.org/content/uploads/sites/2/2020/11/20044128/COwageboard-factsheet.pdf

Key Takeaways

Workforce boards bring together a range of stakeholders to make recommendations for a particular industry.
Workforce boards can also help workers come together and gain a stronger voice to advocate for themselves.
A workforce board would create a forum for home care stakeholders to evaluate and address workforce concerns.
 
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