Aged Care Employee Day is a National Day of Significance for Australia’s aged and community care workforce held on 7 August each year.
The day celebrates the more than 427,000 residential care, home care and retirement living staff who care for over 1.5 million older Australians. ACCPA’s annual #ThanksforCaring campaign recognises all the varied roles involved the aged care workforce – from nurses to personal care workers, allied health professionals to lifestyle coordinators, hospitality teams, drivers, cooks cleaners, administration staff and so many more. In addition to celebrating the incredible work of individuals and teams, Aged Care Employee Day is also an opportunity to highlight the great initiatives being led by aged care organisations and good news happening cross the country in aged and community care, retirement living and seniors housing.
Visit www.accpa.asn.au/aged-care-employee-day for more information.