Social Services in our municipalities will be facing new challenges in the future. The proportions of elderly in our municipalities are forecast to increase in the coming years. Researches show that fewer will be able to provide service and social care.
Within the EU project OLE1, subproject Competence Development and Staff Recruiting was one of the areas highlighted, the need to promote health and social care professions in new areas and with new techniques to attract potential employees.
To support the wish from future seniors on staff recruiting and competence development in the elderly care, the project has focused on “How to retain expiring and recruit nurses into to the elderly care”.
Researches in Scandinavian countries show, that there are several reason why nurses chose not to work in the elderly care sector.
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