February 14, 2023

Corona: Mask and test obligation for care workers ends on 1 March

In Germany, both the mask and testing obligation ends on 1 March for employees in clinics and nursing homes. This was decided by the Federal Ministry of Health and the health ministries of the federal states. Only the mask requirement for visitors to hospitals and nursing homes will remain in force until 7 April. Only […]

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January 24, 2023

Shortage of skilled workers: Significant need for more nursing staff in Rhineland-Palatinate

Time and again, calculations are made to help us look into the future. The Institute for Labour Market and Educational Research (IAB) has calculated in a model how much nursing staff will be needed in the coming years. Among other things, this is intended to create a basis for policy-makers to make the right decisions […]

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January 3, 2023

Number of people in need of care in Germany continues to rise

The number of people in need of long-term care in Germany has continued to rise as expected. According to the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), 4.96 million people in Germany were in need of long-term care at the end of 2021. In December 2019, there were still 4.13 million. The vast majority of these people in […]

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December 27, 2022

Your chance: Great demand for physiotherapists in Germany

If you have decided to work as a physiotherapist, you want to actively help people so that they can live their lives without pain and discomfort. This brings satisfaction and is one of the main reasons for choosing this profession. There is currently a great need for physiotherapists throughout Germany, and there will be an […]

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December 16, 2022

Specialised Language Examination (FSP) for Nurses (and other Health Professions)

What is in store for you? Anyone who wants to work as a nursing professional in Germany in the future must, in addition to proving their professional competences (through a knowledge test or adaptation course), also take a compulsory language test. This means that a normal B2 language certificate (e.g. from the Goethe Institute or […]

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