Aged care services support older people to continue enjoying life in their own homes or in supported residential communities.
But since the Liberal Party cut aged care funding by more than a billion dollars, service providers have been struggling.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety interim report was titled: Neglect.
That’s the legacy of the Morrison Government when it comes to aged care.
The aged care sector was in crisis before coronavirus, and its weaknesses have now been exposed.
In the Bendigo electorate, around 19% of our residents are over the age of 65. They deserve respect, dignity and quality care as they enter their older years.
We need to fix Australia’s aged care system.
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