Royal commission will finally give the elderly a voice

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“Elderly people have no status. Everybody knows that once you get old and you retire, you don’t have any rights as elderly people.”

  • Adele Ferguson
  • Brisbane Times

They were shocking words spoken by Gwyneth Jones, who has lived in a retirement facility for more than a decade.

Adeles 1aJones was admitted to a psychiatric ward involuntarily as staff at the retirement village hatched an elaborate plan to try and get rid of her.

The move by the Morrison Government to announce a royal commission into aged care will finally give the elderly a voice after a series of horrifying scandals rocked the nation.

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