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Standards of care

By June 10, 2020January 10th, 2024No Comments

The pandemic has highlighted the systemic issues in the age care sector. Many age care homes operate with too few registered nurses and personal care attendants. There is also an increase number of casual staff, including those on 457 visas. Minimising staff numbers, and using a casualised workforce, maximise profits. But it minimises standards of care.

First published as a letter to The Age on 10 June 2020

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