Nearly All Community-Based Providers Faced Moderate To Severe Staffing Shortages In 2023

At the beginning of 2024, staffing woes remain acute for home- and community-based care providers. ANCOR, an advocacy organization for over 2,000 community-based providers, recently released “The State of America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis 2023,” which detailed how home- and community-based providers are faring in the staffing department. The report surveyed nearly 600 providers, and […]

HCAOA Names New Board Members; Honor Appoints New Chief Communications Officer

Home Care Association of America names new board members The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) has made several appointments to its board of directors. Based in Washington D.C., HCAOA is an advocacy organization comprised of over 3,500 home care organizations. Earlier this year, Jason Lee took over as CEO of the association. Joining HCAOA’s […]

Family Caregivers Far Prefer Hospital At Home Over Brick-And-Mortar Alternative

The hospital-at-home model can help alleviate caregiver stress, and that could be one of the model’s main selling points moving forward. The evidence behind that is from a new DispatchHealth case study, which explored caregiver fatigue within the hospital-at-home model by asking, “Does this innovative care model alleviate or exacerbate caregiver stress?” The results were […]

How To Build Home Care Sales Teams That Generate Growth

To strategically grow, home care companies need to build out robust sales and business development teams. As demand for home care rises, sales teams are on the front lines of a very competitive private-pay marketplace. Oftentimes, the sales team is the linchpin between the caregiver, the client and a successful business. “One of the things […]

California Officially Raises Minimum Wage For Home Health Care Workers

California’s home health workers are set to receive higher pay next year as a result of a minimum wage hike approved by the state legislature. In an effort to bolster workforce stability and tackle the health care personnel shortage in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom approved a bill this month that will raise the minimum wage […]