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Home care package waiting lists slammed as a 'critical failure' as families forced to wait

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Christine Radke is tired, and on hard days that fatigue turns to desperation while her elderly father lingers on a waiting list, hoping more help will come.

She cares for her 95-year-old dad, Herbert, around the clock at her home in Ipswich, south-west of Brisbane.

Herbert has dementia and physical ailments, which means Ms Radke needs to assist him with every part of daily life from getting out of bed to going to the toilet.

To read the full article, please visit the ABC website.



Source:
Michael Atkin, 2021, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (abc.net.au)

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