Two leading elder law firms are combining resources to help residents in aged care facilities being unlawfully chemically restrained, and their concerned family members. A recent Commonwealth Government audit showed that 90 per cent of residents at a…
Just the other day a friend drew my attention to the comment below. It is dated January 2018 and is a response to an article in Australian Ageing Agenda (written in November 2015) re one of the many reviews into aged care. It refers to the need for higher…
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