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Key workforce issues remain despite aged care budget

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Aged care CEOs and other stakeholders welcome the aged care funding in the budget but raise concerns over wages and the availability of staff to meet new care requirements.

A consultant calls the government’s deferral to the Fair Work Commission for responsibility over wage increases a joke while an academic says there are insufficient nurses to meet the new standard because government policy has depleted the industry.

To read the full article, please visit the Australian Ageing Agenda website.



Source:
Natasha Egan, 2021, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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