This report summarizes the challenges facing direct care workers and highlights workplace innovations and organizations that have implemented programs to improve working conditions for direct care workers. To view the original source, click here.
Innovative approaches to solving workforce challenges at the organizational level, such as improved training, guaranteed workplace benefits, and demonstrated career growth opportunities, have successful track records.
State policy interventions have had some success and more are needed to support the direct care workforce.
There needs to be more and better data collection on the direct care workforce to inform strategy to improve direct care worker jobs.