Waiting list blowout: elderly dying during long wait for home care, advocates warn

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated October 3 2018 - 3:57am, first published 12:48am
GREAT NEED: Many older Australians face going into a nursing home because they can't access help at home.

AS THE waiting lists for home care packages continue to balloon, the federal government has announced an additional $100 million over two years to help older people remain in their own homes.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0490 373 465

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