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Building Capacity and Coordinating Support for Family Caregivers and the Direct Service Workforce

January 1, 2010

This brief summarizes policy issues and recommendations discussed at the 2010 National Direct Service Workforce and Family Care giving Leadership Summit .

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Key Takeaways

The discussion about policy issues needs to be continued and expanded to include additional stakeholders.
Discussion included best practices, agencies and stakeholders, and outcomes and cost impacts of interventions.
The agreed upon approach is to identify a common set of competencies that all community-based caregivers need.

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