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Elder abuse report highlights Government failure

The release of a landmark report into elder abuse has highlighted the Weatherill Government’s failure to have effective reporting mechanisms in place to protect residents of Oakden from elder abuse.

Vote of no confidence in Weatherill Government

The resignation of Chief Psychiatrist Aaron Groves, seven weeks after his damning report on Oakden was released, is a vote of no confidence in Minister Vlahos’ plan and her capacity to deliver positive change.

Northgate not suitable as base for severe dementia patients

The State Liberals are demanding that the Weatherill Government’s upcoming State Budget commit funding for the establishment of a purpose-built facility to care for elderly dementia patients in line with the recommendations of the Oakden Report.

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Patients in limbo

The Weatherill Government’s failure to ensure effective discharge planning, particularly for elderly patients, is a significant contributing factor in the chronic underperformance of South Australia’s hospital system.

Advance Care Directive

At any time in our lives, we may not be able to make or communicate decisions about our own medical treatment care.  Advance Care Directives help those caring for you understand your wishes throughout.