Call for Corporates to dig deep to help care for vulnerable older people

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The Association for the Aged is calling on Corporates and funders to dig deep to help the aged in our care, as we battle to close our deficit funding gap. This follows a dramatic drop in state, and donor funding, and an accompanying increase in Covid-19 expenses. Tafta receives a state subsidy for elder care that is approximately 7% of what is needed. Compounding the shortfall, Tafta has been receiving only 50% of its usual funding allocation from the state for its service centres. “Tafta has to fund a 64% […]