Archive for April, 2010

Direct-Care Workforce is Key to Improving Care for Elders

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Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform has released a recent report. A recent report from the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at The Brookings Institution found several ways to improve care for elders.  On Direct care workers: “An investment in the direct-care workforce represents a key opportunity for improving integration between medical services and social supports,” the authors write. While “nearly half of the nation’s spending on long-term care services and supports” pays for these workers, this workforce is…

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