Tag: Home Health Aide

How States Can Better Care for Direct Care Workers

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Employers, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 21, 2020

A report from August 2019 offers recommendations for state policymakers looking to strengthen the backbone of the care economy — the direct care workers themselves.

Brookdale Senior Living to Hire Hundreds of Home Health Workers

April 18, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Career Advancement, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Career Seekers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 18, 2020

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is planning to hire more than 4,500 health care workers for additional support in its battle against the COVID-19 emergency.

CMS Release Allocation Details, Conditions of Participation for Emergency Payments to Home Health Providers

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce, For the Workforce

Last modified April 16, 2020

Home health and hospice providers now have greater clarity on how much initial emergency assistance they’ll be getting from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund, as well as when those direct deposits will hit their bank accounts.

States Take Action to Sustain Adult Day Services through COVID-19

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for the Workforce, For the Workforce

Last modified April 16, 2020

To help adult day services providers through this period, several states are providing funds even for those providers who have suspended services.

Coronavirus Worsening Workforce Challenges for Many In-Home Caregivers

April 16, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 17, 2020

Home care workers are on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis. But for many of these caregivers, the outbreak has only exacerbated the ongoing workforce challenges associated with the in-home care space.

The Future Supply of Long-Term Care Workers in Relation to the Aging Baby Boomer Generation

April 15, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Career Seekers, For Employers, For the Workforce, Onboarding, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 16, 2020

As this report shows, the aging “baby boomer generation” will be the most significant factor increasing the demand for long-term care services over the next half century.

“Who’s Caring for Us?”: Understanding and Addressing the Effects of Emotional Labor on Home Health Aides’ Well-being

April 15, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under Engagement & Morale, Health and Wellness

Last modified April 16, 2020

This study examined workers’ perceptions of the emotional effects of caring work, coping mechanisms, and desired support.

Recruiting and Retaining a Quality Paraprofessional Long-Term Care Workforce: Building Collaboratives with the Nation’s Workforce Investment System

April 14, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Engagement & Morale, For Employers, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness, Onboarding, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 14, 2020

Published in 2004, this paper set the stage for an ongoing conversation between representatives of the long-term care sector and the workforce investment system.

Appreciation Pay, Gifts and More: How Providers Are Keeping Caregivers Amid COVID-19

April 14, 2020 by Claire

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 15, 2020

A lot of that pressure falls on front-line, home-based care workers, whose jobs are more challenging — and more important — than ever in light of the pandemic. In return, providers are coming up with creative new ways to reward caregivers braving the battlefield, from pay boosts to care packages and everything in between.

New York’s Home Health Aide Requirements

April 13, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under Career Advancement, For Career Seekers

Last modified April 20, 2020

This guide covers each step required to become a Home Health Aide in New York State.