The Biden Administration outlined several new plans this week via executive order to support care workers and family caregivers. Continuing a framework set out early in the Biden campaign, the strategy targets caregivers in our sector, in addition to caregivers who work with children and people with disabilities.
However, the Executive Order brings much-needed attention without solutions to our sector. We are thankful our message is breaking through the walls of the White House. Still, the solutions outlined in the below fact sheet put one part of the caregiving sector against another and doesn’t consider the importance of the continuum of care. Yes, access to care is essential; but it must be the right care in the right place at the right time.