Aged care sector inquiry welcomed

AGED CARE REVIEW WELCOMED: Boandik Lake Terrace resident Margaret Smith with Boandik chief executive Gillian McGinty. Ms McGinty has welcomed a Royal Commission into the aged care sector following a number of previous reviews with few tangible outcomes. Picture: BRITTANY DENTON

TWO of the city’s leading aged care providers have welcomed a Royal Commission into the aged care sector.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last month announced the Federal Government’s decision to review the quality of care provided in residential and home aged care.

The Royal Commission will also look at young Australians with disabilities living in residential aged care settings.

Boandik chief executive Gillian McGinty said she welcomed a “detailed investigation” following a number of previous reviews into the sector with few tangible outcomes.

“This will be broader

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