NDIS cut-off age ‘must change’ to fix ‘terrible gap’ in the system

But Ms Steggall said the current system has meant “very real discrimination” against older Australians with these support services failing to meet the demands of those in need. “Clearly this arbitrary age of 65 is not working – a lot of people are falling through the gap and not getting the adequate level of care,” she said.

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Topics:
Aged care and older people

Author:
SBS News

Date published:
Tue 3rd Dec, 2019