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Migration and the future of care: supporting older people and care workers

Research reports

Written by Claire Kumar, Helen Dempster, Megan O’Donnell, Cassandra Zimmer

This report, produced by authors at ODI and the Center for Global Development (CGD), analyses the intersection between the older persons’ care sector and migration. It looks at the experience of migrant workers and the patterns of mobility for older persons’ care between countries. It also provides three case studies – China, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) – to better understand how governments have sought to support older persons’ care systems and address workforce challenges. The report concludes with recommendations to policymakers in high-income, rapidly ageing countries that are struggling with these issues.