Wages under the spotlight in Senate inquiry

| 14 Feb 2017

A Senate Inquiry into the residential aged care workforce has heard about the impact of wages on care worker engagement and retention levels. Providers have told the inquiry that low Commonwealth funding levels have had a direct impact on their ability to pay care workers above the minimum wage.

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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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