Envisioning the Future of Home Care: Trends and Opportunities in Workforce Policy and Practice

Source: Kezia Scales, PHI, October 15, 2019

From the summary:
Envisioning the Future of Home Care: Trends and Opportunities in Workforce Policy and Practice
This report identifies opportunities for strengthening the home care workforce and improving home care access and quality. The report has three parts: Part I describes the current and projected home care landscape, focusing in turn on consumers, workers, and the sector, while Parts II and III begin building a vision for the future of home care services in the United States. The report culminates with recommendations for achieving this vision.

Key Takeaways
• Fifteen million adults living at home in the United States require some degree of personal assistance.
• Home care workers provide more paid support than any other segment of the HCBS workforce.
• What are the main factors impacting the home care delivery system and workforce in the United States?