NSW Ombudsman reports record number of cases involving mistreatment, assault or neglect of clients in the disability care sector.

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State accused of ‘clocking off’ ahead of transition to NDIS as ombudsman’s figures show reports of mistreatment, assault and neglect up by 14% in past year, according to a recent article in the Guardian.

Reports of mistreatment, assault and neglect in the New South Wales disability sector spiked last year, while complaints about disability services reached their highest level in more than a decade.

To read more go to: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/nov/04/complaints-about-nsw-disability-services-at-highest-level-in-a-decade