PolicyWorks – A National Strategy Center for the Direct-Care Workforce

Source: Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, 2009

PHI announces the launch of PolicyWorks, an online strategy center promoting national and state policy solutions to strengthen the direct-care workforce.

PolicyWorks features:
Strategic Areas – Learn more about our 7 strategic policy areas for transforming direct-care jobs: Wages & Benefits, Health Care, Jobs & the Economy, Training & Credentialing, State Workforce Monitoring, Public Payment & Procurement, Consumer Direction
Workforce Facts – An introduction to the demographics, size, and economic impact of the direct-care workforce
Policy Recommendations – Strategic recommendations on the critical issues affecting direct-care workers
Chart Gallery – High quality graphics highlighting key data on the direct-care workforce
Guide to Accessing Federal Recovery Act Funds – Help for those interested in taking advantage of the unprecedented level of public resources now available
Health Reform Resource Center – Resources to help ensure that national health reform works for the direct-care workforce

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