Family queries care boost

THE $662 million in new funding going to the aged-care sector is welcome, but families of aged-care residents will be asking this week for what it can deliver for their loved ones.

The Federal Government has announced the money would be spent on older Australians receiving care in facilities and at home ahead of the royal commission into the sector.

Mildura’s Maria Ietto, whose brother Vince Alacastro, 51, is living at Oasis Aged Care in Irymple, said she wanted more detail from the government on where the money would be spent. 

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