Empty beds, staff shortages, homes closing: CEDA report paints grim aged care picture

Updated October 11 2023 - 2:54pm, first published 12:30pm

Aged care beds are lying empty while elderly people languish in hospital unable to get a place, as the staffing and funding crises in aged care worsen.

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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. 0487 495 805