shows A study of the Protestant Bank: 60 percent of the surveyed nursing homes in Germany have open Professionals. On average, six Points are there per home vacant. There are around 300 managing Directors and administrative heads were interviewed, representing a minimum of 1,250 nationwide, about 15,000 stationary homes.

According to the survey, every fifth home had to prescribe in the past three months due to the lack of staff, a temporary assignment, stop. Many of the homes try to win as a result of salary increases of staff. There is a lack, however, often a lack of financial resources. In order to generate profits, whether in homes, in the middle of a utilization of 94 per cent.

Christian Ferchland, a Board member of the Protestant Bank, but says: “The shortage of skilled workers can counteract facilities only to a very limited extent with higher salaries.” Here, political decisions have to be asked.

temporary workers and nurses from abroad

to bridge bottlenecks, according to the survey, around 40 percent of the operator on a temporary – if sometimes only in individual cases. Nurses from abroad, especially from Eastern Europe, in more than 70 percent of the homes to the workforce.

Currently across Germany, there are around 38,000 jobs in the Old – and nursing vacancies. To counter this, wants to boost the Federal government Out of education and training in the industry. By 2023, the number of apprentices and training to institutions in the Federal cut by ten percent in comparison to 2019.

The Federal government also puts pressure on elderly care services, so they pay fare wages. The industry’s not-for-profit, religious, public and private providers is fragmented. According to the Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil (SPD) have only 22 per cent of the workforce in nursing collective agreements, which guarantee most of the time a higher pay and better working conditions.

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