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Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Slaps, Starvation, Maggots... Aged Care Is Broken And It's Our Job To Fix It

5 min read

“Hello Gary. I’ve just woken from a nap, so I’m feeling lazy. Peel me a grape,” Douglas, who’s in his 80s, says to me.

National

National

Maggots Found In Elderly Man's Head At Aged Care Home

2 min read

A resident in an increasingly substandard aged care facility has been hospitalised after maggots were found in his head.

National

National

Aged Care Worker Jailed For 'Vicious' Shoe Attack On Dementia Patient

3 min read

A former aged care worker caught on hidden camera attacking a dementia patient with a shoe has been sentenced to a maximum eight months jail.

News

News

Will The Royal Commission Restore Faith In The Aged Care System?

2 min read

Over the next year, the royal commission will uncover systemic failures and horrific abuse perpetrated against the elderly.

News

News

Aged Care Worker Pleads Guilty To Shocking Assault

1 min read

An aged care worker has pleaded guilty to a shocking assault on an 82-year-old man in his care which was caught on camera.

World

World

Heartbreaking Reactions When A Woman Delivers Dolls To Dementia Patients

1 min read

For those living with dementia, life can be overwhelming and confusing. 

Crime

Crime

102-Year-Old Man Charged With Indecent Assault Of Nursing Home Resident

1 min read

A man accused of indecent assault is the oldest person charged with a criminal offence in NSW in nearly a quarter of a century.

National

National

Industry In Crisis: Australia's Elderly Deserve Better

4 min read

Under staffing, poor food, over use of medication and restricted facilities are just the tip of the iceberg.

Politics

Politics

Left In Soiled Clothes: Family Shocked At Aged Care Home Care

5 min read

Kristina Shepherd's father George was in the Bupa Seaforth aged care home for just 21 days before she pulled him out.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Flooding Fears In North Carolina, Renewed Pill Testing Calls

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Monday morning.