Elderly forced into nursing homes as chaos hits care sector

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated August 1 2022 - 11:22pm, first published July 29 2022 - 7:30pm
WAITING FOR HELP: Elderly Australians become the victims of changes to home care workers pay.

An elderly man living with urinary and faecal incontinence, will be forced to endure soiled bedlinens and floors for days at a time, or go into residential aged care, as the fallout from changes to the paid carers' working conditions creates havoc in the industry.

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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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