Care worker skills are gained through experience, training and most of all hard work. Yet to date, care workers, no matter how experienced, qualified or committed they may be are still undervalued by our society.
Care work is a sub-class of work that incorporates all assignments that lead to the support, care and administration of others. It is frequently (incorrectly) separated from skilled professions when listed as career choices due to the driving factors behind such a choice. For example Care workers do not tend to be driven by remuneration, more by their preference to support others in need. The truth though, is quite the reverse. Care Workers tend to be highly skilled individuals.
In this article we discuss at its core, what makes a care worker and what are the required care worker skills needed to help others. Continue reading “Care Worker Skills”