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‘It’s Now for the Wealthy’: Regulation Creating Cost Barriers for Live-In Home Care Services

Updated: Dec 10, 2021





Based in Washington, D.C, GHC provides personal care, respite care, senior companionship services and senior transportation services to the D.C. metro area as well as Montgomery County, Prince George’s County and Northern Virginia.

Before the provision that removed caregivers from the overtime exemption list, live-in care was about 25% of GHC’s business. Now, it represents just about 5%. The small number of live-in caregivers that the agency does currently employ generally make more than $100,000 per year.

“And God bless them – they work really, really hard,” Bradshsaw said. “But we’ve always found ourselves in between trying to provide the best possible compensation for our employees at the lowest possible cost to the client. And all of a sudden, those dynamics got really out of whack with live-in.” > See Article Here.


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