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 Impact of Emerging Technologies on Long-Term Care and the Health Workforce

New technological advances could mitigate rising health workforce demand, but will not replace the direct care workforce, according to this report...

Home Health Aides and Personal Care Assistants: Scope of Practice Regulations and Their Impact on Care

By 2030, California’s senior population will double to 9 million, but the state faces an estimated shortage of 200,000 home health and home care...

Introduction to Special Issue: The Workforce for Seriously Ill Older Adults in the Community

In May 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies,...

Primary Care Nurse Practitioners and Physicians in Low-Income and Rural Areas, 2010-2016

Nurse practitioners (NPs) constitute the largest and fastest growing group of nonphysician primary care clinicians.