Initially viewed as a stopgap measure, paying family members has emerged as a potential solution to the chronic shortage of professional caregivers in Vermont. But while many parents support the idea, advocates say the state should spend its money elsewhere: raising wages to attract more professional workers, for instance, or creating more group homes where people with developmental disabilities could live apart from their families. Read the full article here.
Vermont considers paying parent caregivers of adults with disabilities
April 27, 2022