THE WORST CASES
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.