With an ageing population, there is high demand for qualified community aged care workers in Greater Dandenong.
Recent graduates of the Certificate III Individual Support traineeship, delivered in partnership with Chisholm Institute, have been celebrated at the Springvale Community Hub for successfully completing their training.
Graduates provided physical, social and emotional support to elderly residents who need Council’s Community Care services.
Feedback from clients was extremely positive, with trainees displaying a positive attitude, initiative, creativity, empathy and understanding.
The traineeship initiative coincided with the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety that identified workforce capacity as a major problem and barrier to people accessing Community Care services.
For more information on the course visit Chisholm Institute.
Find out more about Council’s community care services.