The latest information on caregiver recruiting, selection, training and retention for home health care agencies, hospices, and private duty home care companies. This information is sponsored by Caregiver Quality Today, and Leading Home Care ... a Tweed Jeffries company.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
How Will You Meet The Future Demand For Home Care Workers?
Much attention is being focused on how home care
companies will meet the growing demand for quality home care workers. The U.S.
Dept. of Labor states the “employment of home health aides and personal care
aides is expected to grow by 69%-70% from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the
average for all occupations”.
Deane Beebe, Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute Media
Relations Director, writes “the demand for home care workers will grow from the
3.3 million employed in 2010 to 1.6 million new positions projected by 2020”.
Where will you
find these caregivers?According to the
2013 Private Duty Benchmarking Study, published by Home Care Pulse, the Top
Five Caregiver Recruitment Sources/Methods are:
– Craigslist.org Job Ads
– Career Builder
– Current Employees (Employee Referral Program)