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The Berlin Pact for the care of : Dilek Kolat wants up to 10,000 care trainees for Berlin

health Senator Dilek Kolat (SPD) wants to double the number of apprentices in the care in Berlin. The has announced Kolat on Monday in the Senate, where she signed with representatives of the health insurance companies, the employers 'and workers' organizations, the "Berlin Pact for the care". The signatories also agreed to pay care workers such wages based on Collective bargaining in the public service. Geriatric nurses are paid according to a study by the Union-affiliated Hans-Böckler-Foundation, on average, in 2017, they received, on average, 2740, - EUR gross monthly salary. Kolat said the Pact undertake to make the work conditions in hospitals, care homes and care services family oriented. Currently, employers recruit nurses from abroad.

most in need of care are cared for at home

In Berlin of about 45 000 nurses are employed, trained personnel, there is, however, considerably more. However, in only a few industries where skilled workers change so often the case in other professions such as in nursing. Gabriele Schlimper by the joint welfare Association spoke of a "huge turnover of staff". It should be able to keep nurses and experienced staff to regain. Sonja Weißpflog of "Young care" in the professional Association for nursing professions said they wanted a change of profession: nursing staff were initially motivated. First, the pressure in the Job demotiviere often young colleagues, especially since nurses are likely to decide, in practice, often less than your Can would.

Senator Kolat said, in the teaching year 2017/2018 were trained in the care of the elderly 3038 and in nursing 2856 men and women in Berlin. Thousands of new apprentices are needed; in the next few years, up to 10 000 trainees per training course would need to be done to meet the demand. Around 130 000 in Berlin to get assistance from the care insurance, is actually "in need of care" are likely to be in the city but more human. Almost 40 000 Affected are cared for in homes, and 70 percent are cared for at home. Half of which are cared for by relatives. Up to the year 2030 200 000 are in need of estimates, according to Berlin's care. For the announced care offensive, the Academy is likely to be significant, the reasons Charité and Vivantes. The state-owned hospital corporations want to set up to 2500 training places. Kolat said the search of appropriate plots of land for the Academy.

Senator Kolat: The private associations have not heard the shot

Funded the training campaign from state funds, health insurance funds, and funds from a levy funding. Among the signatories of the Pact travel Association, Red cross, Diakonisches Werk, Caritas, AOK, work, welfare, Association home nursing, country pflegerat, the Local employers ' Association, the trade Union Verdi, as well as the professional Association for nursing professions joint. It is the private employer's absence. Kolat said, therefore, that Private have not heard "the shot". The Pact with a view to the demographic development is not the join was wrong.

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in order to Explicitly mentioned Kolat business associations Berlin-Brandenburg (UVB) and the Federal Association of private providers of social services (Bpa). BpA-land-in-chief Alexander Waldow said on request, the Senate did not react to suggestions of the Association: As from the BpA, developed in work were not included contract guidelines, which would have led to a better pay of nurses. In outpatient care, two-thirds of the work to be done by private services.
criticism comes from the opposition FDP. Care expert Thomas Seerig said, Kolats focus questions, "in which the state of Berlin has no Regulatory powers would be". Is meant the financing of training, which would have to be paid for by the funds largely on the Basis of Federal regulations.

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