Providing Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Direct Support Workforce and COVID-19 National Survey Report 2020: Initial Report
The Institute on Community Integration and the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals collaborated to lift up the voice of the direct support workforce. The aim of this study was to gather evidence about the experiences of the direct support workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic and to inform efforts to better prepare for future waves of this pandemic.
Funded by grant #90RTCP0003 from the National Institute on Disability Independent Living Rehabilitation Research and cooperative agreement #90DDUC0070 from the Administration on Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Please contact Jerry Smith with questions.
Download a PDF version of the Results of the Direct Support Workforce and COVID-19 National Survey 2020
This survey was conducted jointly between the Institute on Community Integration and the National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals
Hewitt, A., Pettingell, S., Kramme, J., Smith, J., Dean, K., & Kleist, B. (2020). The Direct Support Workforce and COVID-19 National Survey Report 2020. Minneapolis: Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota.