Nursing, Home Health, and Personal Care Aides

As our population ages and more people require long-term or in-home care, Healthforce Center researchers are seeking to define and understand this critical component of the health care workforce.

Publications

The National Landscape of Personal Care Aide Training Standards

This report presents research findings on the national landscape of personal care aide (PCA) training requirements across state Medicaid-funded...

The Demand for Health Care Workers Post-ACA

Concern abounds about whether the health care workforce is sufficient to meet changing demands spurred by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Comparative Snapshot of Four Allied Health Occupations in California: Community Health Workers, Medical Assistants, Certified Nurse Assistants and Home Health Aides

Community health workers (CHWs), medical assistants (MAs), certified nurse assistants (CNAs), and home health aides (HHAs) are among California’s...

Certified Nursing Assistant Programs in California: A Survey of Community Colleges

Community colleges in California play an important role in providing accessible degree and non-degree education and training programs for a range...