Funding boost to grow sector workforce

| 24 Jan 2018

The $33 million Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program has been designed to increase the amount of jobs available to meet the growing disability and aged care sector. Launched by Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, the program aims to create rapid job growth to meet the needs of NDIS recipients and the ageing population.

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Tags: aged care, ageing, ageing population, care worker, community care, dementia, Department of Health, disability, government, health, home care, National Disability Insurance Scheme, NDIS, residential aged care, training, workforce, workforce development

Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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