Undervalued, Underpaid, & Insufficiently Trained

Undervalued, Underpaid, & Insufficiently Trained

The findings of the Royal Commission will not be a surprise to many working in the sector. The title of the Interim Report is ‘Neglect’, which at first glance looks to be aimed at those providing direct care and support. However, the Foreword provides a clear insight...
Casualisation of the Community Care Workforce – A Necessary Evil?

Casualisation of the Community Care Workforce – A Necessary Evil?

Many home care service providers are turning to casual employment to ensure flexibility in meeting client needs and managing budgets. In a competitive consumer driven environment, responsiveness, timeliness in responding to need and value for money all become even...