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Advocacy Sector Conversations forum series and
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When Nicole Lee’s husband was removed from her home after she disclosed a decade of abuse to hospital staff following a suicide attempt, it took her eight weeks to get a shower.
The NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Commission officially opened its doors to NSW and SA registered providers on 1st July 2018. We thought we’d mark the occasion by offering you a quick update on some of the new information that has just been released.
Ombudsman Deborah Glass has begun investigating whether State Trustees is acting in the best interests of its vulnerable clients. Ms Glass said the investigation would examine State Trustees’ role as an administrator for people who are unable to manage their financial and legal affairs due to disability, illness or injury.
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VCOSS Governance Healthcheck The Governance Healthcheck looks at board structures and policies, and financial struc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…