Because of demographic change the care sector will be in need of junior employees. In order to get them more interested in this job, there will be a vocational training reform in care for Germany. But also experienced care staff has several possibilities for further qualification. Get to know more in our Topic of the Month August: Advanced training in care.
Three for the price of one: in the future, training programs in pediatric, patient, and geriatric care are to be consolidated based on this principle. The so-called Pflegeberufsreformgesetz (English: Health Care Profession Reform Act) was already passed on January 13, 2016, by the German government. What does this reform mean for the future of health care services?
Health care professionals learn all the important fundamentals they need for their future career during their training but not until later on in their professional life will they still add more practical skills. Plus, the demands of the health care sector are changing and thus requiring new skills. Skills that can be obtained in numerous professional development courses for example.
There are 80 million people living in Germany. This also means there are many different cultures living together. Schools and daycare facilities already provide special choices for children who speak another language. But what is the situation like in nursing homes and care facilities? And what exactly is culturally sensitive care?
Familiar environment, known faces - your own four walls and the direct environment play an important role, also in old age. Therefore, many people in need of care want to live at home as long as possible. REHACARE.com spoke to Heike Senge from the Nursing Academy Lower Rhine about home care and the expert forum at REHACARE 2016.
At REHACARE 2016, "Living with care @home" provides practical assistance on care issues and problems of professional nurses and those affected and their relatives and friends may have. Living with care @home is organized by Messe Dusseldorf GmbH in cooperation with the Nursing Academy Lower Rhine / Pflegeakademie Niederrhein and other organizations.