27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Lockdown means vulnerable left without caregivers

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 27 March 2020

Elderly and disabled people are being left without support because the lockdown has thrown the caregiver system into turmoil.

They include people with dementia and diabetes who need help dressing and washing. In at least one case, an elderly woman has had no assistance for two or three days.

Ruth Hill reports.