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Nurses horrified by ‘weeks of neglect’ of woman from Covid-hit Melbourne nursing home – The Guardian

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An elderly care home resident who was transferred to hospital from a facility that was beleaguered with Covid-19 died with 18 sores on her body and was suffering from pure neglect, a nurse who treated her has told the Guardian.
The woman in her 90s was transferred to St Vincents private hospital in East Melbourne from the Kalyna Care aged care facility after she was found in her room with infected wounds on her leg.
The nurse involved with her care at St Vincents said when the woman arrived sh…

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