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Neglect (People)

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Complaint mechanisms: reporting pathways for violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation

This report provides guidance on the design of accessible and inclusive complaint mechanisms that work as pathways to report violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. It also identifies a series of improvements which could be made to existing complaints mechanisms.
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: neglect

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 3% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older in Australia reported experiencing neglect in the 12 months prior to the survey. This means that they had a need for support and there was someone who was...
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: culturally and linguistically diverse Australians

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 15% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older from CALD backgrounds reported an experience of at least one of the five core subtypes of elder abuse and CALD‑specific subtype in the 12 months prior to the...
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: psychological abuse

The AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People indicated that 12% of community-dwelling people aged 65 and older in Australia reported experiencing psychological abuse in the 12 months prior to the survey. The most common forms of psychological abuse experienced involved being: insulted, called names or...
Research Summary

Elder abuse in Australia: prevalence

According to the AIFS 2021 Survey of Older People, 15% of people aged 65 and older living in community dwellings in Australia reported an experience of at least one of five subtypes of elder abuse in the 12 months preceding the survey.
Journal article

Neglected and non-consented care during childbirth in public health facilities in Central Tigray, Ethiopia

The present study aimed to assess the magnitude and factors associated with neglected and non-consented care during childbirth in public health facilities in Central Tigray, Ethiopia. Methods: A health facility-based cross-sectional survey supplemented by a qualitative study was conducted from April to May 2020 among...

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Rapid evidence review: violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability

This report outlines evidence that describes experiences of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disabilities, with the aim of preventing this from occurring, and providing better support.
Website

Prevalence of violence and abuse of people with disability in Australia

This website contains research reports, fact sheets, project updates and other resources about violence and disability in Australia.
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Good practice in supported decision-making for people with disability: final report

Everyone has the right to make decisions. People with cognitive impairment may need additional support. This project reviewed existing research on supported decision-making and developed a Principles and Guide to best implement supported decision-making.
Report

Nature and extent of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation against people with disability in Australia

This research report has been prepared by staff from the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health. The report explores data and information about the prevalence and experience of violence against, and abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety final report: care, dignity and respect

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has completed its inquiry and has tabled this final report. The Commissioners, Tony Pagone and Lynelle Briggs, call for fundamental reform of Australia's aged care system.
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Abuse in care: Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care - interim report

The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care interim report – Tāwharautia: Pūrongo o te Wā (Tāwharautia) describes the key themes and common issues from the experiences shared by survivors and witnesses.
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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: interim report

This interim report sets out what the Royal Commission has done in its first 15 months, the cut-off point being 31 July 2020. The report outlines how people with disability experience attitudinal, environmental, institutional and communication barriers to achieving inclusion within Australian society.
Report

Hierarchies of power: disability theories and models and their implications for violence against, and abuse, neglect, and exploitation of, people with disability

This report has been written to provide an overview of disability theories and models. It shows how these theories can contribute to the promotion of a more inclusive society that supports the independence of people with disability and their right to live free from violence...
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Economic cost of abuse in care: final report

This study aims to provide a high-level estimate of the cost of abuse in care over the inquiry period. In researching how this might be done, the study identifies the range of impacts associated with the abuse of young people and vulnerable adults, how they...
Submission

NPY Women's Council submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

The NPY Women’s Council’s Tjungu team has presented a submission to the Royal Commission that identifies the experience of people living with a disability on the NPY lands.
Position paper

People with disability and COVID-19

Leading health and disability researchers are calling for urgent action from state and federal governments to develop a targeted response to COVID-19 for people with disability, their families and the disability service sector.
Report

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability: first progress report

This progress report provides an overview of the work undertaken by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, since its establishment was announced in April 2019. It also outlines the Commission’s program for 2020.
Report

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety interim report: Neglect

The Royal Commission’s Interim Report lays the foundations for the fundamental reform and redesign of Australia’s aged care system. It is clear that a fundamental overhaul of the design, objectives, regulation and funding of aged care in Australia is required – not merely patching up.
Guide

Integrated prevention and response to violence, abuse and neglect: framework

This framework outlines the vision, guiding principles, objectives and strategic priorities to strengthen NSW Health response to violence, abuse and neglect. It is underpinned by a comprehensive evidence base and was developed through a co-design process with extensive consultation​.​​​​​