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To: The Prime Minister and Government

Fix the crisis in aged care

We demand that the Government takes action immediately to address the crisis and support the Our Turn to Care campaign’s plan to fix aged care:
1. More time to care.
2. A fair pay workforce.
3. A quality workforce.
4. Funding that meets needs.
5. Home care that cares.

Go to www.ourturntocare.org.au to find out more.

Why is this important?

We are family members, older Australians, and workers in aged care and we are campaigning so that every Australian can have a dignified life in retirement. We believe that quality care is directly linked to quality jobs. Care workers should have enough time to do their jobs, get a fair wage and be trained to deliver quality care. Aged care should be funded so care workers have enough time to provide quality care and there is transparency and accountability about how public funding is spent.


Reasons for signing

  • A. Sujitha
  • The ever changing world of aged care only makes residents and staff feel very insecure. While the aged industry are more concerned about making huge profits nothing will ever change
  • Elderly people need to be cared for with love and dignity, so people who care for them should also be treated with appreciation and respect. Give them the hours and pay they deserve.

Updates

2019-05-02 11:30:53 +1000

500 signatures reached

2019-04-17 07:02:08 +1000

100 signatures reached

2019-04-16 18:58:55 +1000

50 signatures reached

2019-04-16 18:10:24 +1000

25 signatures reached

2019-04-16 17:55:03 +1000

10 signatures reached