"You can't expect a high quality of care from workers on $21 an hour," health Workers Union tells aged care royal commission.
Families of aged care residents describe side effects suffered by loved ones with dementia placed on chemical restraints.
More than half of the 6630 submissions received by the aged care royal commission have raised concerns about workforce-related issues.
Richard Tracey completed the inquiry's interim report with fellow commissioner Lynelle Briggs, who said his death was a shock and "absolutely shattering".
'This is a 'once in a generation' opportunity to make the aged care system better for all older Australians'.
Current system 'at best a national embarrassment and at worst a national disgrace' says commissioner Lynelle Briggs.
Aged care royal commission will hear from people who are living in residential aged care in Melbourne hearing.