We Can Do Better: How Our Broken Long-Term Care System Undermines Care describes the shortfalls in long-term care financing; the seismic shifts in the long-term care landscape; and the many, dispersed stakeholders that comprise long-term care, including employers, federal and state governments, managed care plans, and many others. This report aims to inform the discussion on long-term care’s response to COVID-19.
Our long-term services and supports system does not adequately meet consumer needs or invest in direct care jobs.
As the long-term care system grows rapidly, workforce development remains virtually unaddressed in public policy.
Long-term care should be better financed, organized, and regulated to strengthen the direct care workforce.