Work with meaning: Aged care as a rewarding career

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Australians should be more aware of the meaning and satisfaction people have working in aged care, while industry maps out career pathways and better training to attract young people into the sector, according to a leading academic in the field.

Macquarie University Associate Professor Denise Jepsen, who chairs the Macquarie Ageing and Aged Care Researchers Network, said her studies had revealed aged care workers had one of the highest rates of job satisfaction.

Period6 Oct 2020

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  • TitleWork with meaning: Aged care as a rewarding career
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletInside Ageing
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size658 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date6/10/20
    DescriptionAustralians should be more aware of the meaning and satisfaction people have working in aged care, while industry maps out career pathways and better training to attract young people into the sector, according to a leading academic in the field.

    Macquarie University Associate Professor Denise Jepsen, who chairs the Macquarie Ageing and Aged Care Researchers Network, said her studies had revealed aged care workers had one of the highest rates of job satisfaction.
    Producer/AuthorRoseanne Barrett
    URLhttps://insideageing.com.au/work-with-meaning-aged-care-as-a-rewarding-career/
    PersonsDenise Jepsen