Urgent training needed for aged care shortage: experts

By Kat Wong
Updated November 2 2023 - 5:05am, first published 5:00am
The number of Australians eligible for aged care is to rise to 5.65 million over the next decade. (Alan Porritt/AAP PHOTOS)
The number of Australians eligible for aged care is to rise to 5.65 million over the next decade. (Alan Porritt/AAP PHOTOS)

More than 25,000 health professionals would need to begin training today to meet the exploding demand for aged care workers, a peak body of allied health academics says.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

$0/

(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options

Get the latest Launceston news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.