Respite Care: State Policy Resource Guide

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Prepared by the National Academy for State Health Policy in consultation With ARCH The ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center created a Learning Collaborative of state administrators and their…

State Policies to Strengthen the Direct Care Workforce

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This presentation was made to the Lifespan Respite Grantee and Partner Learning Collaborative on Implementing the National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. The focus of this presentation is onĀ Strengthening the…

Partnering with AmeriCorps Seniors to Support Respite and Workforce Development

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Partnering with AmeriCorps Seniors to Support Respite and Workforce Development This meeting of the Volunteer and Faith-based Respite Learning Collaborative focused on theĀ AmeriCorps Seniors ā€“ Senior Companion ProgramĀ and how it…

National/State Partnership to Launch a New Respite Provider Recruitment and Training Initiative

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Video Presentation at the Home and Community-Based Services Conference, August 2022 With support from the Administration for Community Living, the National Academy for State Health Policy joined forces with the…

White Paper: Building Capacity and Coordinating Support for Family Caregivers and the Direct Service Workforce

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National Direct Service Workforce Resource Center, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Common goals and policy recommendations emerging from the CMS Leadership Summit on the direct service workforce and family…

Expanding a Volunteer Respite Workforce to Provide Support to Caregivers in New York State

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Expanding a Volunteer Respite Workforce to Provide Support to Caregivers in New York State A presentation by Thomas V. Caprio, MD, MPH, MS, CMD, HMDC, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM Professor of…

Supporting Family Caregivers: Nursing Students as Respite Providers Toolkit and Video

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To address a key need of caregivers, Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging implemented a workforce development initiative through its Lifespan Respite grant to match student nurses with low to…

Kansas Respite Provider Training Initiative

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The Kansas Respite Coalition worked to build a career pathway for direct care workers through the Community College System using Lifespan Respite Care Grant funds. While progress was made in…

Opportunities for Innovation: Home Care Worker Cooperatives

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We are in the midst of a labor force crisis in the supply of direct service workers. The home care industry experiences a 67% average annual turnover in workers. The…