20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Residental aged care understaffed, facing PPE shortage - union

From Morning Report, 8:24 am on 20 April 2020

A union representing residential aged care workers says understaffing and not enough personal protective equipment continue to be huge problems.

The government has just announced an extra $26 million for the sector.

But E tū says the funds will be little more than a bandaid without safe staffing levels and comprehensive regulation.

E tū director Sam Jones speaks to Corin Dann.