Welcome to the Governor's Task Force on Caregiving

Next Meeting

Monday, November 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI

Open meeting notice

The Governor's Task Force on Caregiving was established under Wis. Stat. ยง14.019 on February 18, 2019, via Executive Order #11.

Responsibilities of the Task Force include:

  • Analyzing strategies to attract and retain a strong direct care workforce.
  • Supporting families providing care for their loved ones through respite services and other supports.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Developing a plan to implement recruitment and retention programs to expand the pool or providers.
  • 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.