Health struggle for people with disability

People with intellectual disability face a profound life-time struggle with a health system that at times ignores and mistreats them, a royal commission has been told. A doctor says patients with intellectual disability may not understand they are receiving inadequate care nor have the ability to report it.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Medical, Health General, Mental Health

Author:
Megan Neil

Source:
Canberra Times

Date published:
Fri 13th Mar, 2020