Tag: Long-Term Services and Support

Training Culturally Competent Direct Care Workers: Key Considerations for Long-Term Services and Supports Providers

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under For Employers, Trainings for Employers

Last modified April 19, 2020

Cultural competence – the ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations – is a key part of establishing trust and respect between direct care workers and their clients.

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Direct Care Workforce: Key Considerations for Long-Term Services and Supports Providers

April 20, 2020 by Claire

Filed under Engagement & Morale, For Employers, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 19, 2020

A diverse workforce, particularly when direct care workers’ cultural and linguistic backgrounds match their clients’ backgrounds, is important for providers committed to addressing the needs of the increasingly diverse population of individuals using LTSS.

Journal Article: Care For America’s Elderly And Disabled People Relies On Immigrant Labor

April 14, 2020 by Anna Merchant

Filed under For Employers, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified April 14, 2020

Currently, immigrants fill health care workforce shortages, providing disproportionate amounts of care overall and particularly for key shortage roles such as rural physicians.