Care workforce requires greater emotional support

| 15 Jul 2015

It has been revealed that workers in jobs involving emotional labour – such as nurses and other caring roles – are more likely to require treatment for stress-related conditions. The University of Sydney study also revealed that workers that experience emotional labour take more sick days and change jobs more frequently.

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Tags: aged care, care worker, caring, health, home care, mental health, nurse, nursing, residential aged care, workforce

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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