Regional elderly move more than 100km from home to enter aged care: Royal Commission

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Updated November 20 2020 - 8:03am, first published 8:00am
Many older Australians move long distances to enter aged care.
Many older Australians move long distances to enter aged care.

Many people in non-metropolitan regions move more than 100 kilometres when they begin permanent residential aged care, according to new research by the aged care royal commission.

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Eileen Wood

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