People with disability denied care choices

Far too many people with a disability are denied choices about their accommodation, often leading to neglect and abuse, a royal commission says. It said a shift from large housing complexes to smaller group homes had not eliminated institutional forms of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission, Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy, Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies, Legal, Corrections, Justice System

Author:
Ethan James

Source:
Canberra Times

Date published:
Wed 30th Sep, 2020