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FHI 360 invites you to a National Conference on

Quality Work, Quality Care: A State-of-the-Art Conference for Home Care Stakeholders

Date:  Monday, April 2, 2012
Time:  8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location:  FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009
Cost: $50.00

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Program Director:  Joy Pritchett

Quality Work, Quality Care

The Conference will be held at the FHI 360 Conference Center, April 2, 2012, in Washington, D.C.  It will provide a forum for engaging with stakeholders, leaders, and funders in the home care sector, to share lessons learned from their experiences and investments, and to identify safety and health priorities—of both the worker and the consumer.

Who is the conference for?

Stakeholders in the field of home care.  This includes consumers, representatives from trade associations, not-for-profits, public and private providers, unions that represent home care workers/service providers, consumer organizations, policy makers, researchers, economists, staff development/trainers, federal/state/local government representatives, family members and anyone with an interest in the current state of and future trends in home care.

The conference will highlight the relationship between quality work and quality care, with an emphasis on how the caregiver’s safety, health and well being impacts the quality of work, and therefore the delivery of quality care.  The conference will emphasize the stakeholders’ role in addressing physical, psychosocial, and environmental aspects of home care work. The conference will promote the Quality Work, Quality Care relationship as a centerpiece to policies, work practices, educational programs, and research. 

Who is FHI 360?

FHI 360 is a not-for-profit, US based, global development organization.  We take a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to improving health in the US and around the world.  We are driven by a commitment to helping communities develop and implement programs to address and mitigate critical health problems.  Our holistic approach includes programs in community health and prevention; capacity building; care and treatment; research; evaluation; social marketing and communications.  

To learn more about us, please go to

Please contact the conference coordinator, Courtney Thompson ( or program director, Joy Pritchett ( with questions or for further information.