Shortage of PSWs in Ontario

Ontario faces a shortage of community-based personal support workers (PSWs). PSWs are the backbone of home care, but older ones are retiring, fewer workers are entering the field, and many current ones don’t remain. As the boomer cohort and those that follow move into their eighties and nineties, the current scarcity of PSWs will become a crisis. What can be done about it?  Read the February 2020 E-bulletin.

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