In a suburban New York district, Phillips, along with some 25,000 other people, were recently recruited to become home care professionals serving clients who are patients in need of assistance during a pandemic.
Elderly social workers often have to play multiple roles at the same time
These professional staff often start their jobs with a basic salary of 11.80 USD (about 250 thousand VND) / hour. “They have to take care of patients with complex medical problems,” said Kim Gibson, director of an advocacy group for social workers in New York.
“They play multiple roles at the same time – both as a social worker, as a client claimant, and trustworthy friends who stay by their clients’ side. However, the remuneration for these employees is too low, and hardly any other benefits.
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