Study reveals care gap ‘hurting’ aged

By Ashleigh Gleeson
Updated July 4 2012 - 3:04am, first published April 11 2012 - 1:14am
FAILING AGED CARE: Lead author of Forced into exile: the traumatising impact of rural aged care inaccessibility, Dr Maree Bernoth has found older people are finding it traumatic to move away from their homes due to a lack of facilities in regional areas. Picture: Addison Hamilton

A SHORTAGE of aged care services in Wagga is making it more traumatic for older people who are forced to travel away to access facilities, research has revealed.

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