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  1. Caring in America: America’s Home Care Workers Home Care Conference Washington, D.C., April 2, 2012

  2. ~ Mission ~ PHI works to improve the lives of people who need home or residential care – and of the workers who provide that care. Our goal is ensuring caring, stable relationships between consumers and workers, so both may live with dignity, respect and independence.

  3. Historic Demand for Direct Care Workforce

  4. More than 2.5 million home care workers Source: BLS/OES & PHI count of IPs in 18 states

  5. Among the fastest growing jobs in the country, 2008-2018

  6. Among the jobs adding the most new positions (due to growth), 2008-2018

  7. Main employers • Home care agencies providing non-medical personal care services • Consumers and families

  8. Growth in home care business locations (“establishments”), 2001-2010 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages

  9. Estimated industry revenue, 2001-2009(millions of dollars) Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Service Annual Survey Data

  10. Basic workforce facts • Among the country’s lowest paying jobs • Inconsistent training requirements poorly aligned with wages • Inadequate health care coverage • High injuryrates • Unpredictablehours, often part time • Heavy reliance on public benefits • High turnover

  11. Compensation -- a key problem for this workforce Source: PHI analysis of BLS/OES

  12. Lack of Health Coverage Major Problem

  13. Employer-based Insurance Lacking

  14. High Rate of Occupational Injuries

  15. Part-time work common

  16. Many Workers Rely on Public Benefits

  17. Preparing America to care …

  18. For more information, contact: Carol Regan, Government Affairs Director cregan@phinational.org ● 202-223-8355 Visit PHI’s PolicyWorks Website at: http://phinational.org/policy/