LTC News Release: Presentation on the HORA Amendments

Mayor Bower has proposed legislation that would amend the Health Occupations Regulations Act (HORA). There is little in these amendments to alleviate the current healthcare workforce crisis and some provisions could actually make it worse but imposing new restrictions and more regulation on direct care workers and home health agency administrators. A virtual hearing is[…]

LTC News Release: Council Introduces Direct Care Worker Amendment Act

The Direct Care Worker Amendment Act of 2023 (B25-0565) was Introduced by Councilmember Christina Henderson, Chair of the Committee on Health on November 6, 2023. There are seven Co-Sponsors, Councilmembers Charles Allen, Brianne K. Nadeau, Matthew Frumin, Janeese Lewis George, Zachary Parker, Brooke Pinto, and Trayon White, Sr. The Coalition is eager to work with committee staff to[…]