Jodi Sturgeon is the president of PHI (www.phinational.org), a national nonprofit that fosters dignity, respect, and independence– for all who receive care, and all who provide it. The nation’s leading authority on the direct-care workforce, PHI promotes quality direct-care jobs as the foundation for quality care.
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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Too Sick to Care: Direct-Care Workers in the Coverage Gap
Imagine arranging care for your elderly mother who has the beginnings of dementia. The home care aide, who has established a warm and caring relationship with her, hurts her back while helping your mother out of the shower. Because the home care aide has no health coverage, she doesn’t go to the...