Elderly dying or forced into nursing homes as home care system buckles under increasing pressure

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated July 4 2019 - 4:10am, first published 4:08am
Older people are dying: Home care package wait lists blow out again

THE crisis in Australia's besieged home care system is escalating as waiting lists increase and wait times blow out.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm the 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. 0487495 805