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The aged care crisis affects us all

OPINION: I had no idea just how underfunded the sector is or the crisis NZ faces in caring for our older people.

The aged care crisis affects everyone, not just the elderly.

Katherine Rich Sat, 05 Aug 2023

The facts are stark. We have an ageing population, with the number of New Zealanders over 85 expected to triple over the next 25 years. In less than 20 years, New Zealand will need about 80,000 residential care beds, but we’ll only have 33,000. Government aged care contracts are pitched so low it

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Katherine Rich Sat, 05 Aug 2023
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