Aged care peak bodies and operators 'incensed' at suggestions residents being locked up

Leah McBey
Updated April 29 2020 - 5:20pm, first published 5:18pm
IGNORING THE FEDS: Aged Care Deloraine CEO Charlie Emmerton says he is following the guidelines for visits which have been put out by Tasmania, which are different from the federal ones.
IGNORING THE FEDS: Aged Care Deloraine CEO Charlie Emmerton says he is following the guidelines for visits which have been put out by Tasmania, which are different from the federal ones.

Two aged care operators on the North-West Coast are 'incensed' with recent remarks from the Prime Minister Scott Morrison that suggested facilities were locking people in their rooms during the pandemic.

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Leah McBey

Leah McBey

Senior Journalist

As a southern New Zealander I love island life. So Tassie was an obvious choice after living in North America, Europe and the Pacific Islands. I've done a bit of everything but communication is the motif threading through my life.

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