'I want answers': family of Covid victims call for coronial inquest into their deaths

Liz Beardon says Menarock Rosehill aged care home didn’t initially inform her and her brother when their parents tested positive for coronavirus

A woman whose parents both died after being infected with Covid-19 has called for a coronial inquest into their deaths, saying she wants more transparency around how the virus got into their aged care home and what was done to prepare for the virus, to prevent the tragedy from happening again.

Liz Beardon said staff from the Menarock Rosehill facility in the Melbourne suburb of Highett never called to tell her that her mother, Sybil Beardon, had tested positive for Covid-19. She called them, after seeing an update on Saturday 1 August from the department of health and human services that one infection had been identified in a resident. Beardon told Guardian Australia “the lack of information to families was astounding”.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: 'I want answers': family of Covid victims call for coronial inquest into their deaths ———

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