The Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce has started its work, with new approaches planned to discuss and consult on workforce issues.
The first step is to hold workshops to discuss why growing and sustaining the workforce is necessary to meet the care needs of older people across Australia. A range of organisations and people are being invited to participate, with the support of Taskforce members and a number of peak organisations.
The first group of these workshops will include aged care workers and consumer representatives, and will be held in November in:
For further information on these sessions and other Taskforce activities please refer to the Department's website.