Shortage of Male Care Workers? (BBC News / Care England)

Summary

Given that an increasing number of men are surviving to an older age, more men are likely to be needed to meet their personal care requirements and preferences.

The majority of carer workers tend to be women. Some men prefer their personal care to be performed by other men, so more male care workers will need to be recruited and retained, according to Professor Martin Green, the chief executive of Care England.

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Reference

Day, L. (2015). More male care workers needed, says providers’ chief. London: BBC Health News, August 31st 2015.

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