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Justin Potter
Justin Potter May 15, 2019

Supporting the development of your aged care workforce

Both sides of politics have laid down plans for workforce training and development ahead of the 18 May federal election, which means now could be a good time for aged care organisations to look at where potential opportunities may lie. What is the Labor party offering? The Labor party has allocated $1 billion in its budget plan to boost vocational training and the TAFE system, which Bill Shorten says will create 150,000 new apprenticeships. Labor says this would include...
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Justin Potter

Justin Potter

National Business Development Manager At MAS National

Justin Potter and the team from MAS National are passionate about the aged care sector and helping service providers achieve their desired workforce goals. If you’d like to see how your business productivity and service quality can be enhanced, you can contact him directly on 0459 872 939 or Justin.Potter@masnational.com.au.

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Justin Potter
Justin Potter Jan 30, 2019

Are traineeships an effective way to train aged care staff?

An aged care facility can only deliver the standard of care we expect for our seniors if compassionate, committed, and educated staff are tending to residents empathetically and knowledgeably. It is the quality of care that these staff provide on the floor to residents all day, every day that is the measure of the industry, and will be the single most important determinant of the quality of life for residents in aged care. The best aged care staff possess a...
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Justin Potter
Justin Potter Oct 5, 2018

Aged care workers: growing an army from within

Aged Care workers are the very cornerstone of the Australian aged care industry. They make up the majority of the industry’s workforce and they are on the ground - providing attention and care to our senior and often vulnerable citizens. Quite simply, the industry could not operate without sufficient numbers of well trained, suitably experienced Aged Care workers. Most Aged Care workers are extremely passionate about the work they do. They say their job is personally rewarding and they gain...
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Justin Potter
Justin Potter Jun 6, 2018

What can be done to train better-quality aged care workers?

Part 2, click here to read part 1. Caring for the elderly, many working in the industry will agree, is a privilege. How we help these people (who have given so much to society) at the end of their lives, is one way we can show how we honour and respect them. Though often we would like our elderly friends and family to remain at home, sometimes this is not possible as they may begin to need help beyond that which...
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