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Caring Across New York City: Envisioning a Home Care System That Meets the Needs of Home Care Workers, Seniors, People With Disabilities, and Their Families

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August 1, 2013

This survey of more than 1,200 home care workers and consumers in New York City finds that a majority of respondents would like to see wages of home care workers improved. The survey also indicates support for better benefits and training for these workers. The survey was conducted by Caring Across Generations’ New York City Care Council in order to formulate a clearer picture of the problems facing the home care industry in New York.

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Key Takeaways

Raising home care wages was the top priority for surveyed home care workers and consumers.
Other shared priorities include improving training opportunities and health care access for home care workers.
To address these needs, three categories of strategies are recommended that address security, safety, and respect.
 
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