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‘Prison sentence’: 6000 young Australians stranded in nursing homes

Source: The Age  |  Reporter: Melissa Cunningham

The first younger person with a disability to give evidence to the Royal Commission into Aged Care has described her residential aged care facility as “hell”.

Liz Corcoran, 43, told the commission that younger people are stuck living “a prison sentence” in nursing homes because there is nowhere else for them to go.

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