'My heart is crying': Indigenous elders face death far from home amid aged care shortages

Aged care royal commission this week hears of patients evacuated from loved ones due to lack of local resourcesIndigenous elders whose childhoods were torn apart as part of the stolen generation are now facing a second round of heartbreaking separation from loved ones in their old age, the aged care royal commission heard this week. . As aged care and health systems are failing to adequately look after them in remote outback communities, many are medically evacuated to cities and die hundreds of kilometres from their homes. Continue reading...

Več na: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jul/12/my-heart-is-crying-indigenous-elders-face-death-far-from-home-amid-aged-care-shortages