The perfect storm: how COVID-19 unleashed chaos inside Newmarch House

Posted on May 17, 2020 
Filed under COVID19

“If Grant Millard could have his time over again, he’s clear on one thing. He would not have kept Newmarch House’s elderly COVID-19 patients at the Anglicare-run facility for treatment but would have sent them all to hospital.

‘Absolutely, no question, I would say that now,’ he told the Herald in his first in-depth explanation of the calamity, which began unfolding inside the residential aged care home from April 11 after a staff member was first diagnosed with the killer virus. …”

The Sydney Morning Herald provides some insight into the outbreak in western Sydney.

See also: Anglicare’s Response to Coronavirus. Photo: Anglicare.