Aged care sector must attract younger workers to survive

| 27 Apr 2015

The percentage of aged care workers under 35 has not increased since 2003, raising concerns around future staff shortages as older workers retire. LASA Victoria Chief Executive, Trevor Carr, explained that the industry needs to raise awareness that aged care can be a rewarding career path in order to attract younger workers.

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Tags: aged care, ageing, care worker, home care, residential aged care, training, workforce, workforce development

Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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