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Envisioning the Future of Home Care: Trends and Opportunities in Workforce Policy and Practice (Executive Summary)

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October 15, 2019
Envisioning the Future of Home Care: Trends and Opportunities in Workforce Policy and Practice (Executive Summary)

This executive summary describes the key points of a report that identifies opportunities for strengthening the home care workforce and improving home care access and quality. The full report is available on our web site.

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Key Takeaways

Fifteen million adults living at home in the United States require some degree of personal assistance.
Home care workers provide more paid support than any other segment of the HCBS workforce.
What are the main factors impacting the home care delivery system and workforce in the United States?
 
Kezia Scales, PhD
About The Author

Kezia Scales, PhD

Vice President of Research & Evaluation
Kezia Scales leads PHI’s strategy for building the evidence base on state and national policies and workforce interventions that improve direct care jobs, elevate this essential workforce, and strengthen care processes and outcomes.

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