Aged care COVID outbreak: Maroba in lockdown as Anne Gleeson explains how difficult the pandemic has been on residents, their families, and aged care staff

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated January 23 2022 - 10:01pm, first published January 22 2022 - 1:00am
Running out of time: Anne Gleeson's mother Connie Jennings, 96, is a resident at Maroba at Waratah. The village went into lockdown this week after a COVID outbreak. Picture: Marina Neil

WHEN a Waratah aged care facility went into lockdown due to a COVID outbreak this week, Anne Gleeson returned to her car and she wept.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.