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

Evaluation of the San Francisco Support at Home Program: Year One Report

The purpose of this project is to conduct a two-year formative and summative evaluation of the San Francisco Support at Home program.

California’s Nurse Practitioners: How Scope of Practice Laws Impact Care

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses who have completed additional education to prepare them to deliver a broad range of services...

California Nurse Practitioners Are Positioned To Fill The Primary Care Gap, But They Face Barriers To Practice

Nurse practitioners are well prepared to help fill care gaps arising from shortages of primary care physicians in California.

Solutions to Reduce Imminent Primary Care Shortage in California

California needs a comprehensive strategy for primary care workforce development to alleviate a statewide shortfall of primary care providers that...

Employer Demand for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners to Care for Older People and People with Disabilities

Demand for health care professionals with expertise in long-term care (LTC) and older populations is rising, due to projected growth in the older...