Sign Up to Receive PHI Alerts

Communication and Long-Term Care: Technology Use and Cultural Barriers Among Hispanics

Report
July 1, 2018

This study reports that half of Hispanic adults have encountered a communication barrier in the health care system, and many older Hispanics are concerned about the cultural accommodations in their local long-term care service offerings.

To see the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Eighty-three percent of older Hispanics support employer-offered long-term care insurance plans.
Eighty-one percent of Hispanics age 40+ would be comfortable using a form of telemedicine for their care needs.
Fifty-seven percent of Hispanics have experienced a language or cultural barrier in the health care system.
 
Share This

Caring for the Future

Our new policy report takes an extensive look at today's direct care workforce—in five installments.

Workforce Data Center

From wages to employment statistics, find the latest data on the direct care workforce.