PHI Releases New Annual Data on the U.S. Direct Care Workforce
NEW YORK — In 2020, as this country began grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, direct care workers nationwide continued to struggle in poverty-level jobs across all long-term care settings, according to a new report from PHI, the nation’s leading expert on the direct care workforce.
Direct Care Workers in the United States: Key Facts provides a new annual snapshot on the direct care workforce, including its demographics, occupational roles, job quality challenges, and projected job openings. The report includes detailed overviews of three segments of this workforce: home care workers, residential care aides, and nursing assistants in nursing homes.
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