Public advocate raises concerns about supported residential facilities

She said supported residential services were originally designed as private accommodation with limited support, for people who were frail and elderly but not yet ready for nursing home care.

Instead Dr Pearce said they had become the default institutions for people with a disability and mental illness.

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Topics:
Disability service providers

Author:
Elspeth Kernebone

Source:
Bendigo Advertiser

Date published:
Tue 11th May, 2021