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Waitlists for aged-care home packages continue to grow – Canberra Weekly

Residents of Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounds continue to face growing waitlists for aged care home-care packages.

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Residents of Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounds continue to face growing waitlists for aged care home-care packages despite a Federal Government funding top-up in July of last year. 
Over 1,000 people in Canberra and 1,000 people in the Southern Highlands (which includes Queanbeyan) are waiting for home-care packages.
Nationwide, that number grows to 100,000 an increase of 4% from the previous reporting period in March 2020.
The figures released by the Federal Department of Health follow the Federal…

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