Jack Williams

Aged people are being discriminated against in homes with inadequate staff-to-patient ratios, reports Jack Williams.

Jack Williams argues that more staff in aged care homes would immediately make a difference to the lonely lives of their elderly residents.

In October last year, the federal government finally established a royal commission into aged care, after a Senate inquiry received numerous complaints among its 5000 submissions. The deep-seated problems included poor standards of care, physical assaults and extremely challenging working conditions.