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This is what neglect looks like

Within days of Eva Rinaldi taking her father to a nursing home in November last year, she knew something was wrong.

Despite his dementia, diabetes and blindness, 80-year-old Luigi Cantali kept telling her he wasn’t showered, his continence pads were not changed, and he was left inside all day with no exercise.

Eva complained to management at Carino Care, the nursing home in the Sydney inner-west suburb of Russell Lea, but her father told her nothing had changed.

So, on Christmas Eve last year and with her father’s permission, she placed a…

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