Enhanced and Exceptional Workers

The 2013-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) and SEIU provided two new worker classifications with increased service payment rates.

The two new worker classifications are:

  • Enhanced homecare and personal support workers
  • Exceptional ​personal support worker

Traditional Health Workers

Traditional Health Workers (THWs) are frontline public health workers who are members of the community they serve. They provide physical and behavioral health services. Learn more about Traditional Health Workers.

Professional Development Certification

The Oregon Home Care Commission recognizes homecare workers and personal support workers who are life-long learners and want to continue developing their skills through the  Professional Development Certification program​.​