Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Research; Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Law and Economics
Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research
This presentation provides an overview of the innovative approaches and lessons learned from the Massachusetts Personal and Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST) grant, a project managed by UMass Medical School for the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. PHCAST defined core competencies for direct care workers, and developed a standardized training in those competencies
community-based support, disabilities, elders and aging, long-term services and supports, workforce development, home care, direct care workers, training, Massachusetts
Winchester, Leanne and Russell, Kate, "Meeting Massachusetts' Growing Demand for Home and Community-Based Supports" (2014). Commonwealth Medicine Publications. 93.