Who cares?: attracting and retaining care workers for the elderly

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This report presents the most up-to-date and comprehensive cross-country assessment of long-term care (LTC) workers, the tasks they perform and the policies to address shortages in OECD countries. It highlights the importance of improving working conditions in the sector and making care work more attractive and shows that there is space to increase productivity by enhancing the use of technology, providing a better use of skills and investing in prevention. Population ageing has outpaced the growth of workers in the long-term care (LTC) sector and the sector struggles with attracting and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Industry; Demographics; Innovation; Technology; Policy

Keywords: Employee retention; Recruitment; Labour policy; Working conditions; Labour shortage; Skill needs; Education and training needs; Technological change; OECD country

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2020

Physical description: 187 p.

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https://doi.org/10.1787/92c0ef68-en

ISBN: 9789264388574 (print); 9789264383746 (pdf)

ISSN: 2074-3181 (print), 2074-319X (online)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.628

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