Vital support needed for families moving loved ones into aged care

ABC Radio, 30 May 2024

It's a tough moment when a family places a loved one into aged care, and experts in the sector say the care homes must ensure family members are properly supported.

They say families can experience grief from the moment their loved ones go into care.

And if families are supported it can bring better outcomes for the resident.


Dr Priyanka Vandersman, Flinders University
Professor Davina Porock, Edith Cowan University
Michelle Beliaiev, Health Services Union