Home Healthcare Is A Growing Industry
More and more people are in need of a home and healthcare. With 10,000 baby boomers retiring each day, and 50,000 individuals with autism becoming adults each year, there is a widespread need for affordable housing and quality health care and work opportunities that the government cannot afford to keep up with... And this is just the beginning!
The Home Healthcare Industry In Disarray
As outlined in a recent report to the president, there are many conditions that contribute to the billions in expenses. The number one problem is the staffing crisis. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) leave the workplace, causing consumer supports to be interrupted. The transition of a new staff to properly support the individual and their customized supports costs over $2000 per new staff in management fees. The report documents that this high turnover rate is related to low wages, meager benefits, physically challenging work, high accountability for mistakes, isolation from other workers and supervisors, insufficient training, professional development, and lack of career growth opportunities. It is well known in the industry as the DSP Crisis!
Housing Costs Affecting Home Healthcare
With growing rental rates and housing prices, DSPs cannot afford a home to live or invest in. A one bedroom apartment would require a DSP to work more than Learn more about this company