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The top five states for direct care workers are Washington (No. 1), Rhode Island, Washington, DC, Maine and New Jersey, whereas the states with the “most opportunity for improvement” are Texas (No. 51), Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and North Carolina.
That’s according to a new online tool, the Direct Care Workforce State Index, launched by PHI to share a picture of how states’ public policies support direct care workers — and where they can improve. The interactive, data-driven tool shows how states’ public policies support direct care workers and how those workers are faring financially.