Last week, HCAOA released “State of Home Care: Industry at a Crossroads” during a special livestream event featuring members and caregivers. This new report spotlights data and industry challenges, calls on home care industry leaders and policymakers to unite around six policy priorities that address the rapidly growing demand for care and to help Americans age in their own homes with comfort, safety and independence.
“The COVID-19 pandemic put home care at the epicenter of a national discussion about the importance, safety and value of care for older Americans. From how and where people want to age, to who will care for us, to how we will pay for it, the future of America’s long-term care system hangs in the balance for millions of people and the workforce who provides the care they rely on at home,” said HCAOA CEO Vicki Hoak. “The release of this report with our policy priorities was just the first step. Our advocacy, and the real hard work, begins now.”
The priorities include:
Click here to download the report, learn more about the policy priorities, and view the announcement.
Hard copies of the report will be available at upcoming HCAOA events and chapter meetings.