Upskilling the Home and Community Support Workforce
Home and community support organisations and workers support people to live in their own homes, and maximise independence. These workers provide a range of support from household management to personal care.
With the Ministry of Health target of reducing the length of stay in hospitals, and for older people to be cared for in their homes for longer, there is a growing demand for home and community support workers.
It is important to ensure that the current and new home and community support services workforce is skilled and qualified to meet these growing needs. We have a range of qualifications to support the upskilling of this workforce.