“State Facts” Highlight Opportunities and Challenges Facing Direct-Care Workforce

Source: Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, October 2009

A series of PHI issue briefs describes the direct-care workforces in several states.

Indeed, the direct-care industry is positioned to grow significantly over the next several years, creating tens of thousands of new jobs in the six states highlighted. Illinois alone will add more than 42,000 direct-care positions by 2016, an increase of 40 percent.

* Illinois
* Pennsylvania
* Michigan
* Massachusetts
* Iowa
* Vermont

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