In February 2019, Governor Evers of Wisconsin signed an executive order to establish the Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving in Wisconsin. The Respite Care Association of Wisconsin that helped champion the establishment of the Task Force attended the signing of the Executive Order.
The Task Force on Caregiving was charged with analyzing strategies to attract and retain a strong direct care workforce; supporting families providing care for their loved ones through respite services and other supports; establishing one or more registries of home care providers and developing a plan to provide referral or matching services for individuals in need of home care. Read the 2020 report, Wisconsin Caregivers in Crisis: Investing in our Future.
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