Meeting Massachusetts' Growing Demand for Home and Community-Based Supports

Monday, March 3, 2014
Cover of Meeting Massachusetts' Growing Demand for Home and Community-Based Supports
Kate Russell, MA
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leanne Winchester, MS, RN
University of Massachusetts Medical School

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.

Conference 
American Society on Aging Conference