LTC News Release: Workforce Subcommittee’s 2023 Legislative Priorities

The DC Long Term Care Coalition Workforce Subcommittee has developed its legislative priorities for 2023. We are asking the Council to take various action steps in the year ahead to increase the size of a trained, credentialed and competent Direct Care workforce. These steps include encouraging people to enter and stay in this occupation, providing[…]

LTC News Release: Survey of HCBS Providers Related to Retention and Other Workforce Issues.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 25, 2022 On September 30, the Department of Health Care Finance (DCHF) published three separate notices that outline its approach to paying out more than $17 million in ARPA funds for direct care worker retention, recruitment, conversion and vaccine bonus payments. Due to the approach taken by DHCF, the DC Coalition[…]

DC Board of Nursing Meeting Recap 10/3/18

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, the District of Columbia Board of Nursing assembled for its bimonthly meeting. The topics of discussion in the open session included revisions to Trained Medication Employee (TME) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) regulations. The Board discussed the standards of training for TME Master Trainers, specifically in regards to minimum academic[…]