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Grattan on Friday: Morrison government needs to improve, rather than defend, its poor COVID aged care performance – The Conversation AU

The state of aged care preparation in the era of COVID is, it seems, in the eye of the beholder.

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The state of aged care preparation in the era of COVID-19 is, it seems, in the eye of the beholder.
Vastly different claims emerged this week, when the royal commission examining the sector turned its attention to the handling of the pandemic.
According to the senior counsel assisting the commission, Peter Rozen, QC, federal authorities had no COVID-19 plan specifically for aged care, always potentially a major risk area. And, Rozen noted, compared with many countries, residents of facilities …

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