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Aged Care Royal Commission update - carers of older Australians

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Background Paper 6 from the Royal Commission has just been released and focuses on the difficulties faced by informal carers, including family and friends.

The paper states that the increased number of people staying home longer places a greater burden and reliance on informal carers who supplement the care given by formal home support services.

Many informal carers feel the need to provide care for loved ones because they are concerned about the quality of care provided by the formal care system.

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Source:
Unknown Author, 2019, National Seniors Australia (https://nationalseniors.com.au/)

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