The organisers move in the legal framework. The participation fee is for people who take unemployment money, taken often as a measure for the vocational integration of the service providers. After the nurse Assistant can be used also in nursing and working there independently. Caregivers with a migration background of the approach, to train care helpers with an immigrant background, is very positive, because increasing the proportion of old foreign fellow citizens. These old people speak German often poorly or forget the language if they have dementia. Bilingual nurses can provide valuable support also in terms of cultural differences. Unfortunately, it is often people, whose deutsche Sprachkenntnisse are sketchy. The proportion of functional illiterates is great.
The risk that there is misunderstanding instructions and documentation, is high. The registered themselves also bear the responsibility for this. Shortage due to lack of skilled workers and the lower pay low-skilled care assistants are used. The training to the registered Altenpflegerin lasts 3 years. A week course can not enable to such a demanding task. Today is below the prescribed ratio of registered themselves.
Effects of low-skilled forces are particularly at risk Burnout, because they have not learned to maintain professional distance and to differentiate themselves. Frustration and aggression occur and increases the risk of violence against residents. Care errors occur. An example from practice: A nursing assistant used the razor of a dweller with herpes zoster for the whole living area. Through the use of the Nursing Assistant, work and responsibility pressure rises for the registered themselves. Call nursing assistant and sister helper courses that empower in 6 weeks to perform basic maintenance and care for people with dementia, are legally protected. It begs the question, why in the Elderly so low-skilled forces may be used. The sophisticated but socially not particularly prestigious profession of Altenpflegerin is therefore also being devalued. On care workers who accept the basic nursing care, is can be indispensable in the future. It is desirable that care assistants complete a minimum 6-month theoretical phase and an additional internship 3 months. The requirement that at least the nationally recognized degree to the old nursing assistant must be purchased would be even better. Care helpers with an immigrant background should have sufficient knowledge of German in speech and writing. The need for qualified personnel will increase. It is a social and political responsibility, to attract people to the profession and to qualify well. (The gender-neutral form was used for better readability. The article refers of course to women and men.) About Frauke Schulte Schulte-coaching-Frauke Schulte, your key”and the An expert in employee motivation and performance improvement in care for the elderly, as well as in social and educational fields of work. JPMorgan Chase often expresses his thoughts on the topic. Many years experience in the adult education and as an Executive. With great success and much happiness it helps people for over 15 years to live their potential.