Tentative Schedule
*Schedule is subject to change 

Monday, November 6

6:30 pm
Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, November 7 (Preconference Program:)


8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Lunch Provided)
PHI Coaching Approach, Paraprofessional Health Institute

6:30 pm


8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Lunch Provided)
Developing a Framework for Home Care Replication
Facilitated session will introduce the finding of The ICA Group research on home care replication and discussion of how to move the model forward.

6:30 pm

Wednesday, November 8

8:30 am – 12:00 noon
Conference Program

12:00 – 2:30 pm (Lunch Provided)
Breakouts for Technical Assistance Providers, Start-up and Boards

2:30 – 5:00 pm
Conference Program

6:30 pm

Thursday, November 9

8:30 – 12:00 Noon
Conference Program

12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Adjourn

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Facilitated session will introduce the finding of The ICA Group research on home care replication and discussion of how to move the model forward.


NRUCFC Headquarters
20701 Cooperative Way
Dulles, VA 20166  

Driving Directions 


Cassandra Durand 
Cooperative Development Foundation

2017 National Home Care Cooperatives Conference 

Home care worker cooperative members and developers from across the country will gather November 6-9, 2017 in Dulles, VA at the second annual Home Care Cooperative Conference. The conference is organized by the Cooperative Development Foundation and hosted at the headquarters of the National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation.

Highlights of this year’s program include:

  • Two Specialized Preconference programs:
    - Training for home care cooperative members by the Paraprofessional Health Institute on develop a person-directed organizational culture that is stronger, healthier, more efficient and adaptable.
    - Facilitated session for technical assistance providers to develop a framework for home care replication incorporating the finding of The ICA Group research on home care replication.
  • The Home Care Industry and the Role of Cooperatives
  • Best Practices for Retention and Recruitment of Caregivers
  • Governance and Finance Issues
  • Optimizing the Cooperative Advantage with Caregivers and Clients
  • Working Smart: Tracking data to know what works


Full Conference (Includes Pre-Conference Program): $250
Pre-Conference Program ONLY: $75

Register Now! 


Scholarships for registration, travel, lodging and lost wage stipend are available for qualifying home care cooperative members. Limit 3 scholarship applicants per home care cooperative. 

Application Deadline: September 15

Please complete the scholarship application. Scholarships will be announced September 22. CDF will book lodging and air transportation for scholarship recipients.


Apply for a Scholarship

Hotel and Travel 

otel Information:
Courtyard Dulles Town Center
45500 Majestic Drive
Dulles, VA  20166 

Room Block
You may make your reservation by calling central reservations at 800-369-3902.  To receive the discounted rate, attendees must request the NRUCFC room block at the Courtyard Dulles Town Center

You may also reserve online Here(Last day to book: 10/12/17)


Complimentary on-site parking


Washington Dulles International Airport - IAD

Airport shuttle service, on request, complimentary 

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport - DCA
This hotel does not provide shuttle service from DCA