This was a letter submitted to HelloCare by an aged care worker and advocate. These views are a reflection of her own and we believe it is important to give everyone a platform to share their opinion.
I have been involved in healthcare for over 20 years, here and in the UK - first as a Healthcare Assistant/Personal Care Worker/Support Worker, and now as an Trainer & Assessor, teaching adults how to be Personal Care Workers/Support Workers.
Aged Care Reform
Lyndall Kay is the co-founder of Aged Care Reform, an independent organisation, which advocates for reform in the aged care sector.
She is also a freelance Trainer & Assessor in aged and disability, with an interest in the arts and environmental issues.
In the meantime could you please sign and share our petition: Urgent Aged Care Reform