This report provides an analysis of what the City’s Paid Care Division has learned, model standards for paid care jobs, an overview of its accomplishments, and a roadmap for action it plans to take in the years to come as the Paid Care Division concludes its first year.
This report, using focus group and survey results, details the concerns of New York City’s home-based paid care workers whose voices are too often unheard or disregarded by policymakers or by the wider public.
Paid care workers are workers who care for people in their homes and include home health aides, personal care aides, home attendants, nannies, caregivers, and house cleaners. DCA created this overview to help paid care workers know about important rights and resources.
The Study is one of the first field research initiatives in New York City to look specifically at the financial needs and practices of recent immigrants. The full report is a comprehensive overview of the data, analysis, and key findings.