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COVID‐19: The Time for Collaboration Between Long‐Term Services and Supports, Health Care Systems, and Public Health Is Now

Journal Article Training & Advanced Roles
February 16, 2021

To address systemic problems amplified by COVID‐19, this article proposes near-term and long-term policy solutions for restructuring long‐term services and supports as they relate to both the health care systems and public health systems.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1468-0009.12500

Key Takeaways

The heavy toll of COVID‐19 brings the failings of the long‐term services and supports into sharp focus.
One immediate priority is to bolster support for the direct care workforce.
Progressive labor policies beyond the pandemic include living wages, paid sick leave, and paid family leave.
 
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