Home care sector must address staff retention

| 08 Feb 2016

A leading researcher has stated that staff turnover in residential aged care is in line with similar industries, but the home care sector should be concerned. Dr Debra King, the lead investigator behind the last Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey, emphasised that home care providers need to offer sustainable hours and practices to retain staff.

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Tags: aged care, home care, residential aged care, staff retention, staff turnover, workforce, workforce development, workforce retention

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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