Utilising a high proportion of casual care workers can have a negative impact on permanent staff, a recent residential aged care study has revealed.Read more >
Posts tagged 'retention'
In part one of our special on the evolution of the aged and community care sector, we look ahead at some of the funding and workforce changes providers can expect over the coming years, and what organisations can do now to minimise the impact on their business.Read more >
A 10-week pilot program is providing education and work placements in aged care to people with disabilities.Read more >
Staff retention and recruitment have long been priorities for aged care organisations, with estimates of a 25 per cent annual turnover across the aged care sector; well above the national average. Providers must be proactive in addressing the factors that impact workforce retention and recruitment. It is therefore essential that providers find new ways to engage staff and create a positive workplace culture.Read more >
Working conditions and job satisfaction were found to be the most important factors in retaining aged care staff.Read more >