NDIS watchdog is fielding nearly 100 allegations of abuse or neglect a week

Disability advocate says figures from the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission ‘are truly awful and sickening’. Australia’s disabilities services watchdog is fielding nearly 100 allegations of abuse or neglect a week, while NDIS providers admitted restraining participants 6,000 times without proper authorisation in the first three months since the NDIS commission’s national expansion.

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Topics:
Disability service providers

Author:
Luke Henriques-Gomes

Source:
The Guardian

Date published:
Fri 31st Jan, 2020