Home care community takes key step on staffing woesJanuary 1, 1970
If there was ever a time to pull out the stops to tackle home care’s staffing shortage, it would be now. Company losses and reports of not being able to fill shifts as demand skyrockets makes this issue priority numero uno for the industry.
Apparently, the home care world thinks so, too. In a town hall meeting Wednesday, the leaders of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice’s Private Duty Home Care Advisory Council unveiled a new organization — the Home Care Workforce Action Alliance. Several home care organizations, including NAHC, will be involved in the alliance, which will be dedicated to understanding, strategizing and taking actions to increase the workforce. More details will emerge on May 18 when the alliance provides a more formal press announcement.
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