THE WORST CASES

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APR 2017 It is re­vealed that el­derly pa­tients with de­men­tia at the Oak­den aged-care fa­cil­ity in Ade­laide were abused for 10 years.

JUL Marl­bor­ough Gar­dens Hos­tel, in Victoria, forced to close af­ter meet­ing just 27 of 44 ac­cred­i­ta­tion stan­dards.

AUG St John’s Re­tire­ment Vil­lage in Wan­garatta fails to no­tify health au­thor­i­ties of a flu out­break that kills seven.

FEB 2018 Three nurses sacked and a doc­tor re­ported to the Queens­land Health Om­buds­man af­ter sus­pi­cious deaths of five res­i­dents at the Carin­ity Fair­field Grange aged-care fa­cil­ity in Townsville.

SEP Aged-care worker Prakash Paudyal ar­rested and charged over the al­leged as­sault of an 82-year-old res­i­dent at a Bupa aged-care home in Seaforth, Syd­ney.

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