In 2021, about 74% of New Yorkers who need home care workers couldn’t retain them, according to a study authored by the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association of New York State. Advocates say New York’s ability to increase wages for home care workers and meet the growing demand for jobs will be the difference in whether seniors and New Yorkers with disabilities receive the care they need in the coming decades. Read the full article.
‘We don’t get enough to survive’: Direct support professionals seek better pay
April 10, 2023