Growing our home care workforce
The Homecare Workforce Support Program - VIC/TAS╠řassists with the operational delivery of the Home Care Workforce Support Program and was awarded to the consortium of , Powerhouse Hub, Human Services Skills Organisation , and MEGT.
The Home Care Workforce Program aims to:
- Support the home care sector to attract, train and retain an additional 13,000 Personal Care Workers (PCWs) to support the growing demand for older Australians to access home care
- Assist new PCWs, such as students, trainees, and other new entrants, to learn the skills and get the training required to deliver quality aged care services
- Enhance skills within the existing workforce to ensure better support for new PCWs and help improve retention
- Provide targeted support to aged and residential care providers to promote access for older Australians to home care in remote areas
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