Union calls for investment in training for carers

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Speaking at a health ministry hearing on proposals for reforming the care sector, ver.di executive board member Sylvia Bühler has called for immediate action to train the additional 10000 care workers a year that are needed to cope with the forecast growth in demand over the next 15 years. Ver.di sees this investment in training as essential now to ensure a sustainable care sector in the longer term. The union argues that at the moment where care providers do invest in training, costs are passed on to care recipients and this means that these care providers face being undercut by those who cut costs by making no training provision.
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