The forthcoming 2018 Federal Budget must address growing challenges in Australia’s beleaguered elderly home-care sector, according to advocacy group Greysafe CEO Mike Cahill today.
“There are an estimated 103,000 older Australians lingering in the national queue for home-care packages.
“More than 60,000 have no package at all, and around 40,000 have a lower-level package than they actually needed,” he said.
“We believe part of the problem is that many older Australians and their families don’t understand...
Greysafe is a not-for-profit advocate dedicated to preventing the abuse, neglect and exploitation of older Australians.