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A Study on Career Development Dilemmas and Countermeasures for Elderly Care Workers

Feifan Chen


The current situation in China is that the elderly service industry is developing rapidly, but the current situation of elderly care workers, as an important part of it, has many problems, which largely restrict the development of care workers. This paper investigates the professional dilemmas of nursing staff in city B of province S. It analyses the causes of the professional dilemmas of nursing staff from three aspects, including the dilemma of their professional development, social identity, and their psychological construction, and explores them at three levels: “the government”, “nursing institutions” “individuals”, providing scientific countermeasures.


Aging Society; Elderly Care Workers; Career Development

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/mmf.v6i3.4440