Experts Set Research and Demonstration Agenda to Enhance Long-Term Care Workforce

Developing strategies to recruit and retain frontline workers in long-term care

    • September 19, 2005

Project staff at the Urban Institute worked with experts in the field to develop recommendations for a research and demonstration agenda to improve the recruitment and retention of frontline long-term care workers.

Key Results

  • Project staff drafted a comprehensive 44-page literature review, Who Will Care for Us? A Research and Demonstration Agenda for Frontline Long-Term Care Workers.

  • The Urban Institute's Institute for the Future of Aging Services published Frontline Long-Term Care Worker Project: Summaries of the Three Technical Expert Panel Meetings.

  • The U.S. Department of Health ad Human Services (HHS) included the technical expert panels' recommendations in a May 14, 2003, report to Congress, The Future Supply of Long-Term Care Workers in Relation to the Aging Baby Boom Generation. The report was issued jointly by HHS and the U.S. Department of Labor.