Senate calls for royal commission into assaults in care

By Kirsty Stein
Updated June 19 2018 - 11:31am, first published December 1 2015 - 12:00am
In 2014-15, reportable assaults in aged care were up 11 per cent, to 2625.
In 2014-15, reportable assaults in aged care were up 11 per cent, to 2625.

A SENATE inquiry has called for a royal commission into the abuse of people with disabilities in care, including aged care, after hearing evidence of what the committee called "cruel, inappropriate and in many cases unlawful treatment".

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