Silver Book Fact

The national median rate for homemaker (or personal care assistant) services in 2011 was $18/hour.

Genworth Financial. Genworth 2011 Cost of Care Survey: Home care providers, adulty day health care facilities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Genworth Financial; April 2011. http://www.genworth.com/content/etc/medialib/genworth_v2/pdf/ltc_cost_of_care.Par.14625.File.dat/2010_Cost_of_Care_Survey_Full_Report.pdf

Reference

Title
Genworth 2011 Cost of Care Survey: Home care providers, adulty day health care facilities, assisted living facilities and nursing homes
Publisher
Genworth Financial
Publication Date
April 2011
Authors
Genworth Financial
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

Related Facts

  • Deaths and death rates for 2006 and age-adjusted death rates and percentage changes in age-adjusted rates from 2005 to 2006 for the 15 leading causes of death: United States, final…  
  • Freestanding home health care spending continued to grow in 2005, increasing 11.1%, which was the 3rd straight year of double-digit growth. Home health care spending was the fastest growing health…  
  • Increases in Prevalence and Treatment Intensity of Chronic Disease are Responsible for About Two-Thirds of the Increase in Health Care Costs Over the Past Two Decades  
  • Total spending on health care is projected to reach $4.1 trillion by 2016.  
  • Distribution of Medicare Enrollees Age 65 and Over Using Assistive Devices and/or Receiving Personal Care for a Chronic Disability, 1984, 1989, 1994, and 1999