After 12 months, NDIS commission still hasn’t answered family’s questions about son’s bruises

In October 2018, the family of a severely disabled man became so concerned about bruises he was suffering while living in full-time care that they asked for them to be investigated. Almost a year later, the Donaldsons are still waiting for a finding into what happened to Sam Donaldson, who is 33, non-verbal, and, due to his mental disability and severe autism, functions more like a three-year-old.

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Topics:
Disability service providers, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Melissa Martin

Source:
ABC Coffs Coast 

Date published:
Fri 27th Sep, 2019