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Governor's Task Force on Caregiving

11/18/2019 10:00 AM - 11 /18/2019 03:00 PM

Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI- 54313


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Faith Russell

Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving Meeting Monday, November 18, 2019 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Radisson Hotel & Conference Center 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI Video Conference Link: Meeting ID: 169 892 370 Toll Free #: 1-844-708-2571 AGENDA 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Remarks from the Oneida Tribe 10:15 a.m. Review and Approval of Minutes from 10/25/19 10:30 a.m. Family Caregivers on the Frontline of Home Care Presenter: Elaine M. Ryan, AARP Vice President, Government Affairs State Advocacy and Strategy Integration 11:45 p.m. Break/Set Up for Working Lunch 12:15 p.m. Break and Move to Workgroup Breakout Sessions 12:30 p.m. Workgroup Breakout Sessions (The breakout sessions are open but the conference line and web link will not be operating) 2:30 p.m. Workgroups Report Back to the Full Task Force 2:45 p.m. Public Comment 3:00 p.m. Adjourn The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the governmental business outlined in the above agenda. The Governor’s Task Force on Caregiving was created under Executive Order #11 and has the following mission: a. Analyzing strategies to attract and retain a strong direct care workforce; b. Supporting families providing care for their loved ones through respite services and other supports; c. Assessing compensation and fringe benefits for caregivers including ways to make healthcare affordable for the caregiving workforce through employer -sponsored plans, Medicaid buy-in plans, or other health insurance coverage options; d. Establishing one or more registries of home care providers and developing a plan to provide referral or matching services for individuals in need of home care; e. Developing a plan to implement recruitment and retention programs to expand the pool of providers; and f. Exploring and developing solutions, in collaboration with other relevant departments and agencies, to support and strengthen the direct care workforce, increase access, and improve the quality of caregiving in Wisconsin. DHS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. If you need accommodations because of a disability, if you need an interpreter or translator, or if you need this material in another language or in alternate format, you may request assistance to participate by contacting Faith Russell at (608) 266-7723 or

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