Many self-direction programs allow people to hire their own family members to provide the support they need to be independent. In fact, more states than ever have started to allow individuals to hire family during the pandemic. To the uninformed, this unique feature of self-direction can raise a lot of questions. Why should family members get paid? Aren’t they going to help anyway?
This session illuminates the importance and validity of paying family caregivers. Panelists include both paid family caregivers and people who self-direct and hire their family members to discuss the transformative impact of this option.
The recording is available here.