New profession registered in Moldova
10:00 | 23.08.2022 Category: Social
Chisinau, August 23 /MOLDPRES/- The Ministry of Education and Research of the Republic of Moldova approved the qualification standard for a new profession, that of home caregiver. This will contribute to relieving the state system of home care services, provided to elderly or vulnerable people.
The new qualification standard will allow accredited institutions to train specialists in this field and is to be included in national initial and continuing professional training programs.
According to Mariana Negrean, director of the Center for Excellence in Medicine and Pharmacy Raisa Pacalo and main specialist within the Nursing Commission, the need for such a profession arises as a result of the high demand felt in home care services.
The Home Caregiver qualification can be obtained by any person who will graduate from a training program, benefiting after graduation from the possibility of working in the field of work in institutions providing social and medical services, regardless of the type of property and the legal form of organization.
Thus, through a joint effort of Caritas Czech Republic with the central authorities, the appearance of the home care profession, as well as the training program for new specialists, will considerably decrease the burden felt by the care system dedicated to the elderly and the vulnerable.