National Aged Care Workforce Census released

| 05 Apr 2017

The Department of Health has released the 2016 National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey, which has revealed that the Australian aged care workforce is predominantly older and female. The survey also found that the workforce is both stable and committed, however more will need to be done to attract workers into the industry as the population ages.

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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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