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Victorian aged care leak shows Melbourne home ‘begging’ for staff after coronavirus outbreak – The Guardian

Exclusive: letter sent by nurse says staffing situation ‘dire’ and 38 residents and staff have tested positive

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A distressed staff member at an aged care home in Victoria has described how the home struggled to provide staff as Covid-19 swept through the centre, leaving residents and caregivers overwhelmed.
The letter, sent to Leading Aged Care Services Australia by a nurse, said: There are NO staff available we are begging for help with regard to staffing, and no one wants to place themselves in the hot zone. Therefore, it is all up to our depleted staff to help, feed, bathe, medicate and attend to resi…

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