Member: LeadingAge

How well health care professionals are being trained to care for older adults and the initiatives underway to improve that trainingA status report compiled by LeadingAge’s Institute of the Future of Aging Services (IFAS) on the current state of training for the long-term care workforce. The report also identifies areas of core competencies that should be required in all long-term care training. It looks at two major areas:

  • What’s being done to define the competencies needed by professionals in long-term care settings

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Fast Facts

  •  A million more direct-care workers will be needed by 2016, according to the latest employment projections