APRIL 14, 2020 -
Yesterday, April 13th Newsmax released an article titled High Risk Patients, Home Healthcare Workers Needlessly Exposed to Covid 19 by Liz Goodman-Pilkington speaking to the Companionship Services Exemption and how "High-risk patients and their home care workers are in grave danger of contracting COVID -19 due to the well-intentioned, but ultimately problematic, 2015 repeal of the Companionship Services Exemption (CSE) under the Fair Labor Standard Act (FSLA)."
In the article PCA President is quoted saying
"Now more than ever the risk cuts two ways when it comes to home care. A multitude of caregivers at a single home increases patient exposure to
. Conversely, workers are at higher risk, not knowing the health of those who have come and gone in a home before their shift."