Providers and Workforce Committee

Ms. Coretta Bedsole, Associate State Director – Advocacy, AARP South Carolina
Mr. Sam Waldrep, Former Chair, Adult Protection Coordinating Council

The Providers and Workforce committee addressed an array of considerations affecting providers and the development of an adequate direct care workforce, including issues related to training, recruitment/retention and regulation. This committee also considered how to encourage nurses to pursue work in long-term care and addressed the unique role and needs of family caregivers in augmenting the services of formal providers.