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Nepalese Community concerns over bogus Aged Care Certificates

Nursing home residents confined to their rooms during COVID are like hypothetical tenants locked in their bedrooms by landlords – unable to take showers, able only to make only sandwiches for meals and cut off from visitors and socialising with fellow residents.

Leaders of Nepalese community in Australia expressed very serious concern over bogus certificates obtained through RPL. Posting videos and messages over social media community leaders involved in management roles in Aged Care, advise newcomers international students and members of the community not to be part of such illegal act. Especially it is known many Nepalese community members obtain Certificate III & IV in Aged Care and Disability Care without completing required classes and placements. Certificate III & IV in Aged Care and Disability Care are essential to join Aged Care and Disability Care roles in Australia. Posting their concern over Facebook and TikTok they said it's woeful to know the source of such bogus Aged Care Certificates are Nepalese-owned RTOs. Madhav Raj Paudel (known as Nisprabh Saji) who works as a director of nursing in one of a Sydney aged care facility expressed his concern over circulating bogus Aged Care certificate III posting 3 videos over TikTok. Said, ‘such activities hurt Nepalese reputation in Australian health and care service industry.’ The majority of Nepalese community members in Australia are involved in the Australian health and care industry. He further requests those involved RTOs to stop such illegal activities. He alleged, Nepalese Community Member-owned RTOs offering Aged Care certificates without any training and clinical placements, how to trick in an interview. Paudel posted another video on TikTok as an update, mentioned they contacted such RTO and filed a complaint to the regulator body.

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