Thousands of Tasmanians wait more than 12 months for health, safety and domestic help in the home

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Updated July 2 2021 - 12:51am, first published January 19 2021 - 9:00am
Elderly wanting home-help being turned away
Elderly wanting home-help being turned away
COTA CEO Susan Leitch (right)
COTA CEO Susan Leitch (right)

Tasmanian home care package providers are being forced to turn away elderly people - some in desperate need of assistance - weekly, with those living in regional areas particularly affected.

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