Carnell report misses the point on aged care reform

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A raft of aged care experts say the Carnell Report has missed the point and the focus needs to be on staffing ratios and training.

Following a series of aged care horror stories, the Federal Government announced a shake-up aimed at lifting standards at aged care facilities, including unannounced audits.

While many of the recommendations have been welcomed, those on the frontline say dozens of reports and reviews have all pointed to the same issue - staffing.

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