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Investigation into complaint by North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency about the care provided to Ms N by Department of Health and Community Services, the Public Guardian and Council. 27 June 2013

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Title

Investigation into complaint by North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency about the care provided to Ms N by Department of Health and Community Services, the Public Guardian and Council. 27 June 2013

Collection

Health and Community Services Complaints Commission annual report; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2013-06

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Health and Community Services Complaints Commission -- Periodicals; Health facilities -- Northern Territory -- Complaints against -- Periodicals; Patient advocacy -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Health and Community Services Complaints Commission

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/msword

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/252343

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/545331

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/545333

Page content

81 which ensure that complex clients are proactively case managed, risks are assessed, services are delivered and standards are maintained. 194. However, in light of the systemic failings identified by this Investigation over two decades, a real and significant potential risk to a cohort of our most vulnerable community members cannot be excluded based on reassurances of change and further investigation is essential. 195. A comprehensive and independent inquiry must be undertaken to determine whether care provided to people with disabilities in remote communities has improved since Ms Ns death in 2006, or whether their safety, well-being and dignity remain at serious risk as a result of the same systemic failures that had such a tragic impact on Ms Ns life.


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