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‘Every day I felt like killing myself’: the young in aged care speak at the royal commission


Source: Aged Care Insite  | Reporter: Conor Burke

Corcoran, 43, has good reason to be frustrated as she is one of the 6048 people aged under 65 living in permanent aged care.

She describes her six-year stay in aged care as a “nightmare” and says: “Up until recently, every day I felt like killing myself. I can’t move, so I can’t do this – I would have if I could.”

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