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National Seniors calls for funding to eliminate home care waiting lists

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Leading advocacy group National Seniors Australia has called for an immediate injection of government funding to eliminate the 126,000-strong waiting list for home care packages.

National Seniors CEO Professor John McCallum made the call on the eve of the first day of public hearings at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Prof. McCallum, who will appear before the commission tomorrow (Monday 11 February) said it was imperative the federal government allocated enough money in the April budget to prevent older Australians dying while they waited for essential home care.

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

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