It’s a scandal that we cannot care properly for our “Golden Generation”. They have contributed so much to our country and provided us with our freedom. They deserve better. Care delivered in fifteen minute packages is not acceptable.
The fact that many carers work unsociable hours for minimum wages is why we are failing the elderly in our communities.
We need to create “career pathways” that allow compassionate people to have an enjoyable and rewarding career, caring for the disadvantaged and vulnerable people in our communities.
Caring for others is the most rewarding job anyone can ever have – let’s make it a preferred career that pays well and creates opportunities for people to shape the way we deliver quality care for our ageing population.
Who contributes more to this country – a carer or a banker? Exactly