NDIS provider apologises to group home residents after allegations of violence and neglect

One of Australia’s largest national disability insurance scheme providers has apologised to the residents of two troubled group homes after allegations of violence, abuse and neglect were aired at an inquiry.  Life Without Barriers charged residents at a Victoria home a substantial proportion of their disability pension for “rent” despite the property being leased on a peppercorn deal of $1 a month.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission

Author:
Luke Henriques-Gomes

Source:
The Guardian

Date published:
Wed 15th Dec, 2021