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New Brandeis Study Highlights Links between Unmet Needs for Home and Community-Based Services and Poor Health and Community Living Outcomes

Lurie researchers find that disabled people with unmet needs consistently fared worse in terms of health and community living outcomes.  


Henry ClaypoolHenry Claypool, a national policy expert for CLPC, is cited in a news story that has been widely republished for his expertise on the Better Care Better Jobs Act. The Act would provide much-needed investment so that disabled people and the elderly would be better able to receive care in their homes instead of having to move into a nursing facility.

See the new brief by the CLPC, which explains why people with disabilities and older adults need home- and community-based services and how the Better Care Better Jobs Act will help them get in-home care.

A report on the Commonwealth Fund's projects with the Long-Term Quality Alliance on data relating to long-term services and supports notes the work of the CLPC in several Commonwealth Fund projects, including a project on the impact of COVID-19 on Medicaid enrollees receiving home- and community-based services.

The critical research work of the CLPC and its partners to advance community living policies is featured in the summer 2021 issue of the Heller Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to show why disability communities must be a part of research and policy development.