The strain the COVID-19 virus has placed on U.S. hospitals is shining a light on the need for home- and community-based care.
That’s according to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, who is also the founder and CEO of The Daschle Group. The former congressman discussed home-based care and other topics during a recent Home Health Care News webinar, sponsored by WellSky.
“With hospitals being stretched to the brink in some locations and patients being told to stay at home, we are seeing a change in how people will consume health care,” Daschle, who served in the Senate as a Democrat from South Dakota, said during the webinar. “The home health workforce is essential in addressing this pandemic — from helping people safely stay in their homes to helping others transition out of the hospital.”
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