CMS Resources on Strengthening the Direct Care Workforce
- By: Ben Hawkins
- On: 02/09/2023 11:14:20
- In: Workforce
- Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Direct Service Workers to Provide Self-directed Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS): Online training that provides information to people who self-direct or wish to self-direct their HCBS and others interested in finding, hiring, and retaining workers.
- Strengthening the Direct Service Workforce in Rural Areas: Report that summarizes the challenges of ensuring an adequate workforce in rural areas and strategies that state Medicaid and partner agencies and rural stakeholders can use to deliver high-quality HCBS.
- The Self-direction Briefing Paper Series: Resources designed for policymakers and stakeholders to inform conversation and policy on HCBS self-direction.
Check out: ACL's Direct Care Workforce PageSupporting and strengthening the direct care workforce is a priority for ACL. Living in the community and participating fully in community life often depends on the availability of services and supports provided by this workforce. Visit our direct care workforce webpage to find more federal resources focused on recruiting, training, retention, and self-direction.