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Findings from a Survey of Community Mental Health Provider Organizations

March 1, 2013

This report provides key findings and analysis of survey data related to Michigan adult foster care homes, homes for the aged, home care agencies, and supportive employment agencies delivering long-term supports and services (LTSS) to participants in the state’s HSW and 1915 (b)/(c) waiver programs. Information collected includes: type of services provided by surveyed organizations; workforce volume; workforce stability; workforce compensation; and training needs and interests.

Key Takeaways

Recruiting and retaining staff is challenging for many organizations.
Training requirements for direct care workers should be expanded.
This survey provides baseline data to inform state goals, programs, and priorities.
Contributing Authors
Bridges, Tameshia and Hollis Turnham

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