Over the last year, a huge proportion of the residents in the aged care facilities around our country did not receive a single visitor. Not one.
Mike Baird, the former Premier of NSW and current CEO of the charitable aged care provider HammondCare, drew attention to this grim situation – citing a figure of around 40% – on ABC’s Q&A just before to the release of the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
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