DOL Blog: ‘Apprenticeships: Training Skilled Home Care Workforce’

The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership’s Advanced Home Care Aide Apprenticeship program is featured on the U.S. Department of Labor’s website as an example of the potential for apprenticeships:

[Excerpt from a blog post written by Executive Director Charissa Raynor for the Department of Labor blog]:

“As our nation’s baby boomers enter retirement age, ensuring we have enough quality home care aides to serve them will continue to be a challenge that we must confront as a society. Each day, 8,000 people in America turn 65, and Washington state alone will need to train approximately 440,000 home care workers by 2030 to meet this growing demand.” Read More