WPSA is the only statewide association dedicated to personal care issues! We offer…

  • Meetings in a centrally located area of the state held once every three months. These conferences include up-to-date issues and informed speakers addressing issues of concern in a relaxed setting.

The legislative members of Governor Evers’ Task Force on Caregiving participate in a panel at the WPSA Caregiver Summit. From Left to Right: WPSA Government Relations Counselor Erin Fabrizius, Representative Chuck Wichgers, Representative Deb Kolste and Senator Kathy Bernier.

The legislative members of Governor Evers’ Task Force on Caregiving participate in a panel at the WPSA Caregiver Summit. From Left to Right: WPSA Government Relations Counselor Erin Fabrizius, Representative Chuck Wichgers, Representative Deb Kolste and Senator Kathy Bernier.

  • Membership on Governor Evers’ Task Force on Caregiving, which is co-chaired by WPSA President Elect Todd Costello.

  • Up-to-date information on all issues impacting the personal care profession, including the DHS 105 regulation updates, legislation and state budget issues.

  • Legislative representation and updates on related issues.

  • Retention of an attorney, Diane Welsh; and a professional Lobbyist, Michael Blumenfeld.

  • Representation to advocacy forums through the Survival Coalition.

Top 10 Reasons to Join WPSA

  1. WPSA is a great resource for networking with many other providers throughout Wisconsin and sharing viewpoints, ideas, forms, policies, procedures and discussing the industry as it changes.

  2. WPSA keeps you abreast of long term care and personal care issues by providing updates via e-mail alerts as well as memos on the WPSA website.

  3. WPSA provides excellent quarterly conferences that are centrally located in Wisconsin in a relaxed and very affordable setting.

  4. WPSA led the initiative to increase the MAPC rate in the 2017-19 and 2019-21 state budgets. This is the largest increase to personal care in nearly two decades!

  5. WPSA has significant representation on Governor Evers’ Task Force on Caregiving!

  6. WPSA Members receive discounts on all WPSA conferences.

  7. WPSA provides access to professionals within both the Federal Government and Wisconsin departments of government including the Department of Health Services, the Department of Workforce Development, the Governor’s Office, and the Legislature, as well as valuable information from state and privately organized committees such as Home Care Advisory Committee, Association for Long Term Care Solutions, etc.

  8. WPSA is the ONLY statewide association representing the interests of personal care providers, consumers, counties, and personal care subcontractors.

  9. WPSA provides legal advice and representation on issues through WPSA’s Lobbyist, Legal Counsel and Legislative Committee.

  10. WPSA, established in 1990, is the longest standing professional organization for personal care providers in Wisconsin.

As a WPSA member, YOU will make new friends, LEARN MORE and LOVE working with the LTC Industry.