Elderly residents were turfed from their Gold Coast home after an aged care centre was abruptly closed at no notice. Staff were forced to quickly evacuate about 70 residents from Earle Haven Retirement Village At Nerang on the Gold Coast on Thursday. Patient records, drugs and even cleaning supplies were stripped from the aged-care facility and it was all over an apparent contractual issue. Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator Richard Colbeck said the "outrageous" incident is currently being investigated with a "full suite" of departmental resources. “It appears that this incident arose from a contractual dispute between the approved Aged Care provider and a sub-contractor who was providing administrative, nursing, catering and other support services," Colbeck said in a statement on Friday. “It appears that the sub-contractor, without notice, withdrew all services and proceeded to remove equipment from site, leaving the facility unsuitable for residents to […]