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Trends in Home Care Versus Nursing Home Workforce Sizes: Are States Converging or Diverging Over Time?

Journal Article Data Collection & Quality
December 1, 2021

This research study finds that trends in home care and nursing home workforce sizes have changed over time and between states. To view the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Most states have increased their home care workforce sizes and decreased nursing home workforce sizes since 2009.
More research needs to be done to explore why states differ on the size of workforce increases and decreases.
There is a shift towards aging-in-place that means that more home care staff will be needed in the future.

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