PHI Report: State Policy Strategies for Strengthening DSP Workforce

PHI recently released their report on the direct care workforce noting that recognizing the urgency of the crisis in direct care, states are taking action—collaborating with diverse stakeholders to tackle entrenched workforce challenges in bold, innovative ways. To leverage this historic moment, PHI has compiled 24 specific policy strategies—with concrete examples—for improving direct care job quality and stabilizing the workforce. The strategies are organized according to the eight comprehensive solutions outlined in PHI’s signature report, Caring for the Future: The Power and Potential of America’s Direct Care Workforce. According to the report, by implementing a tailored combination of these strategies, state leaders will make critical progress toward resolving the direct care workforce crisis in their own states—now and for the future.

PHI’s mission is to work to transform eldercare and disability services. PHI notes they foster dignity, respect, and independence—for all who receive care, and all who provide it. PHI promotes quality direct care jobs as the foundation for quality care.

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