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

Advancing Health Worker Well-Being: Trends and Opportunities

Health systems are uniquely positioned to advance health equity in communities by ensuring that workers are well, resilient, and equipped to...

Recommendations to Deliver Person-Centered Long-Term Care for Persons Living With Dementia

Person-centered care (PCC) is the standard for the delivery of long-term services and supports (LTSS).

Time to Ensure Sufficient Nursing Home Staffing and Eliminate Inequities in Care

The overwhelming nursing home resident infection and death rates from the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the question: What policies can best...

Racial Disparities in Financial Security, Work and Leisure Activities, and Quality of Life Among the Direct Care Workforce

Personal care, home health, and nursing aides provide the majority of care to chronically ill and disabled older adults.