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Report to Congress: Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST) Demonstration Program Evaluation

January 1, 2015

This report to Congress describes the results of the Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST) Demonstration Program. The PHCAST Demonstration Program funded demonstration grants in six states: California, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, and North Carolina.

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Key Takeaways

The PHCAST Demonstration Program supported efforts to provide competency-based training for PHCA certification.
Training requirements and practice standards for home care workers vary substantially from state to state.
Identification of competencies and training standards is one of the first steps to successful development efforts.

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