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Aged-care facilities spend less than $2 a meal, leaving residents malnourished

 A startling report claims people living in aged-care homes are fed for less than the average return train trip.

For three meals a day, $6.08 is the average spend for aged-care residents, while $8.25 is spent on our prisoners.

Ben Fordham speaks with Ian Yates, CEO of Council on the Ageing Australia.

“Food is one of the biggest areas of complaint in residential aged-care.

“The quality agency that credits those nursing homes does check on food.

“Let me be clear, there are many providers we know that are spending well over double that.”

Listen to the full interview below

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