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Victoria’s aged care system on verge of collapse amid Covid-19 surge, doctors warn – The Guardian

Exclusive: Australian Medical Association says health workers believe there will soon not be enough staff to care for residents

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Doctors are warning the aged care system in Victoria is on the verge of collapse a situation that will be worsened by the federal governments impending announcement that the states part-time and casual aged care workers will be banned from working across multiple facilities to help contain the spread of Covid-19 through the sector.
The president of the Victorian branch of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Julian Rait, said he had received numerous messages from health workers in aged care …

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