It is reasonable to expect those who take on greater responsibilities in their jobs and who earn higher qualifications would receive a heavier pay packet, too. When the progression means you carry greater responsibility for the health and wellbeing of older people who often have significant health issues, that expectation would be doubly understandable....
To celebrate Meals on Wheels Day, this week we had virtual coffee with Sharyn Boer, CEO Meals on Wheels SA and President, Meals on Wheels Australia.
She talked about delivering more than 10 million meals each year, getting out and about on the road and the opportunites she sees for aged care in the future. All over an almond milk chai latte.
For those of us not working on the front line in aged care, it can be hard to imagine what a care worker does on a day-to-day basis. What are the challenges they face, the joys they experience and the sadnesses and frustrations that often come with the job? We asked our readers to...