Media Advisory-Invest in Direct Care Workforce

New Survey Results Show Dire Need to Invest in Direct Care Workforce
Frontline Caregivers Will Share Stories; Examples of COVD-19 Heroism
When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020– 11:00 AM
Where: Zoom–Media Registration Required
Contact: Fil Clissa for Zoom Log-in Information, survivalcoalitionwi@gmail.com
As COVID-19 rates skyrocket, Wisconsin organizations are releasing new survey results showing that members of the direct care workforce are at a breaking point. On Wednesday, November 18 workers and members of the Wisconsin Personal Services Association, Wisconsin Long Term Care Workforce Alliance, Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations and InControl Wisconsin will release data and share
personal stories demonstrating that many of the direct care workers who have been providing frontline caregiving services during the pandemic may leave the profession unless steps are taken to support the workforce.
Read full Advisory. Read Fact Sheet. Read Survey Results.