The article below is based on two cases that appeared in the coronial courts and what two different aged care facilities did. It still shows Aged Care has a long way to go in being made more transparent and accountable for their actions when someone dies in unusual circumstances. Further links to this story are available at the end of the article – Ed.
Death in a Five Star Nursing Home
The deaths of two nursing home residents with Dementia have raised serious questions about the regulation of the aged care sector, and despite damning findings from two coroners, the nursing homes remain fully accredited. Anne Connolly reports.