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Sharkie's Call to Cap 'Exorbitant' Home Aged Care Fees

Rebekha Sharkie in Parliament supplied
The Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie MP is calling for a price cap to stop the ‘exorbitant’ management fees being charged to older Australians receiving in-home care.

The Centre Alliance MP said her office has received an alarming number of complaints from constituents who are significantly out of pocket with some providers gauging more than 45 per cent of a package in fees and charges.

John from Strathalbyn says he is paying a substantial amount for in home care for he and his wife with Dementia.

In this podcast, John joins Jennie Lenman followed by Rebekha Sharkie.

Photo of Rebekha Sharkie in Parliament, supplied